I Have Sunken Spots On My Swollen Leg

by MICHELLE
(RALEIGH, NC)

I AM 30 YRS OLD, I AM OVER WEIGHT BUT ACTIVE.


I HAVE HAD SWOLLEN LEGS FROM A VERY YOUNG AGE.

KINDA ALWAYS LOOKED LIKE CANKLES. BUT LAST YEAR I STARTED NOTICING THAT MY RIGHT LEG SWELLS MORE WHEN IM AT WORK STANDINg ALL DAY . AND I ALSO NOTICED THAT I HAVE A SUNKEN IN PLACE ON MY RIHGT LEG AND IT ONLY BOTHERS ME IF MY LIL GIRL CLIMBS ON MY LEG OR IF SOME HOW PRESSURE GETS PUT ON THAT SPOT, THE SKIN IS TIGHT AND ITCHY , AND DISCOLORED A LIL DARKER THAN MY NORMAL SKIN TONE .

IT DOESNT HURT WHEN I WALK OR STAND JUST WHEN I TAKE AND SIT DOWN. AND WHEN I LAY DOWN AND MY LEG UNSWELLS IT FEELS A LOT BETTER AND DOESN'T LOOK SUNKEN IN NEER AS BAD .

I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO. I HAVE HAD ULTRA SOUNDS DONE A COUPLE YEARS AGO AND NOTHING SHOWED AND WHEN I PRESS ON MY INNER THIGH I CAN FEEL THE BLOOD PRESSURE IN MY TOES.

PLEASE HELP ?



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Joshua Answers:

Hi Michelle.

AAAARRRGHGGH, stop yelling at me! Small caps please.


My Kerri from www.Easy-Immune-Health.com took a look at this and says:

"It could very well just be protein (and magnesium) deficiency.

For instance, pregnant women that get swelling and pitted edema like you have, give them protein and magnesium, they pee a lot and the swelling goes away."


Protein and fluid balance in the body go hand in hand.

Possibly you eat really poorly, and/or don't eat enough protein, possibly you have something going on that keeps your body from assimilating protein.


1. Are you diabetic?

2. How's your digestion and energy levels?

3. Get your Vitamin D levels checked, and get your levels up pronto.

4. Build up to your tolerance level of magnesium, read this Magnesium Dosage page.

5. Increase your protein intake a lot for a couple weeks, pay attention and see what happens. Protein shake (whey protein isolate) a couple times a day, and/or more meat/eggs/cottage cheese.






Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
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Jan 14, 2010
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PART 2 - I will try that - Manage Comments for
by: michelle

Sorry about the caps i just got a new keyboard the caps was stuck as you saw on the old one ! ty for the info i will try and then come let you know how it turned out thanks so much its greatly appreciated . bye michelle


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Joshua Comments:

It's all good Michelle.

Definitely do keep me updated!




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Sunken spots on leg with swelling
by: Anonymous

I also have the same problem . I thought it was water retention , since I was at the beach & drinking alcohol . But that was like 15 years ago .


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Joshua Comments:

Hi Anonymous.

You've had swelling and pitted edema for 15 years??



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