After the fracture of the lower leg, the leg swells

Surgeon-phlebologist-lymphologist, surgeon of the first category

Good afternoon. At the husband the screw cut of a shin, have put Elizarova's device, after braces of a needle the leg above the device and below it very much swells up, tell or say, please, what agents can be used for removal of puffiness? And yet, when the sick leg moves, bones are bent at the site of the fracture - what is it?

Марина, Kansk, Russia, 28 years old

You need to do a duplex scan of the veins forexclusion of thrombosis. While to remove the swelling, you should often create an elevated leg position. Also consult your doctor orthopedist traumatologist.

Sincerely, Elena Belyanina.

Since lymphostasis - an incurable cure, then at least cure - do not treat, all the same, swelling will progress and elephantism →

02/09/2012 | Maria, 24 years old