Legs swelled and reddened

Surgeon-phlebologist-lymphologist, surgeon of the first category

Hello, Elena Olegovna! The situation is as follows: I am 49 years old. The left leg from the knee joint to the ankles was swollen. In the calf muscle area, the vein swelled. I took iodine and made an iodine mesh on the vein. The next morning it was hard to take the first steps. By the evening there is swelling. Has also applied ointment Gepatrombin - does not help to relieve pain and swelling. After 6 days, the area of ​​the leg is reddened from the knee joint to the ankle, the touch is hot and very swollen to the touch. What is the reason for this situation?

Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, 49 years old

It can be a question of a dangerous condition - a venous thrombosis. It is necessary to consult a doctor without delay.

Sincerely, Elena Belyanina.

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