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September 2019
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Peripheral edema

Reducing problem swelling

Swelling of the legs has numerous causes. If there are no other signs or symptoms, mild leg swelling is relatively common and easily managed by making lifestyle changes. However, leg swelling is sometimes associated with a more serious underlying disease requiring medical attention.

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Swallowing problems

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Second Opinion

What causes legs to swell?

Mild leg swelling (edema) in both legs without any other symptoms is relatively common in older adults and usually not serious. Still, talking to your doctor is recommended, as the cause or causes can be serious.

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