Leg Swelling (Water Retention)

About- Leg swelling occurs due to an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the lower extremity.
 
Causes-
Leg swelling Achilles tendon rupture
Leg swelling An ACL tear or injury 
Leg swelling Ankle sprain
Leg swelling Baker's cyst
Leg swelling Blood clots in the leg
Leg swelling Broken ankle, foot, or leg
Leg swelling Burns
Leg swelling Cardiomyopathy 
Leg swelling Cellulitis 
Leg swelling Certain medications including antidepressants, pain relievers, steroids, etc
Leg swelling Chemotherapy
Leg swelling Cirrhosis of liver
Leg swelling Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Leg swelling Gout
Leg swelling Heart failure
Leg swelling Hormone therapy
Leg swelling Kidney failure
Leg swelling Knee bursitis 
Leg swelling Leg infection
Leg swelling Liver failure
Leg swelling Lymphedema
Leg swelling Nephrotic syndrome 
Leg swelling Obesity
Leg swelling Osteoarthritis 
Leg swelling Pericarditis 
Leg swelling Pregnancy
Leg swelling Pulmonary hypertension
Leg swelling Rheumatoid arthritis 
Leg swelling Sitting or standing for a long time
Leg swelling Sprained ankle
Leg swelling Surgery, such as pelvic, hip, knee, ankle, or foot surgery
Leg swelling Thrombophlebitis 
Leg swelling Venous insufficiency
 
Specialists to visit
Leg swelling Orthopedics
Leg swelling Urologist
Leg swelling Cardiologist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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