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Leg Swelling



From my knees to my ankle is swollen and very tight. It feels like my skin is goiong to burst open. It is in both legs. It came on suddenly while at work. I do have RA but this is more in the muscles then a joint. What could cause this tpe of swelling in my calfs?


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Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus
College of Nursing
The Ohio State University