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This can be caused by the blood clot in the leg veins.
That is a serious possibility.
Infection is another possibility
In case of infection you will need antibiotic course.
Underlying heart and kidney conditions also need to be checked.
In case of heart failure legs will be swollen.
In case of kidney disease, leg swelling common from excessive fluid accumation.
Varicose veins also can cause similar problem.
That can be treated with compression stockings.
Diuretics like furosemide can be used to reduce leg swelling.
Please see your doctor today or go to the local hospital for further evaluation.
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