Many factors can cause leg swelling. Leg swelling caused by the retention of fluid in leg tissues like kidney failure, Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), Heart failure, and Lymphedema.

Leg Swelling Chicago

Leg swelling can also be caused by inflammation in leg tissues like Baker’s cyst, broken leg, Cellulitis, Osteoarthritis, and Sprained ankle. After rolling out any reason for leg swelling, we have to consider varicose vein as reason for leg swelling.

If any person start complain of an achy or heavy feeling in your legs,  burning, throbbing, muscle cramping, swelling in your lower legs,  worsened pain after sitting or standing for a long time, Itching around one or more of your veins, or skin ulcers near your ankle.

Having one or more of these symptoms could mean you have some kind of vascular disease that requires medical attention.

The best approach is to do a venous ultrasound to see the status of the superficial vein system ( the short od great saphenous veins) .

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