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leak

Medtalk An oozing of blood or other fluid–eg, CSF–from a place where it was previously contained. See Cerebrospinal fluid leak, Warning leak.

Patient discussion about leak

Q. What causes fluid to leak from the legs?

A. It may be caused by chronic venous insufficiency - when the veins of your leg are not competent enough to drain the blood from the legs. It causes accumulation of blood in your legs, and the elevated pressure of the blood causes the water in the blood to leak out of the blood vessels.

You may read more here: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000203.htm

Q. HOW CAN YOU STOP LEAKING LEGS CAUSED BY EDEOMA AND WHAT CAN WE USE TO COVER THE LEG TO STOP HIS TROUSERS RUBBI MY SON IS VERY OVER WEIGHT AND HAS VERY BAD LEGS WHICH LEAK WATER ALL DAY HE IS A TAXI DRIVER WITH HIS OWN BUSSINESS HE TAKES ANTIBIOTICS TO STOP INFECTIONS BUT FINDS HIS LEGS GET SOCKED WHAT DRESSING COULD HE USE

A. from your question it seems to me that your son needs to take care of his problem,what does his DR say? wrapping his legs up my not be the right answer,because that fluid has to go somewhere? antibiotics are good,but sooner or later infection can take over,once his body adjust to them,in other words he cannot take them forever.right now trying to cover up the symtoms of his problems is not the right thing to do. OBESITY,is what your sons diag is the complications of obesity are;hypertension(high blood pressure)--stokes are twice as likely to accur in obese people. coronary heart disease is more common,particularly in obese men,under the age of 40yrs. diabetes mellitus,increased rick of cancer of the colon,rectum cancer,prostrate cancer joint and arthritis problems,that are agrravated by obesity.(hips)(knees)(back).some people who have been seriously obese for much of there lives can lose weight without regaining it. as when trying to give up smoking or alcohol,the essential elem

Q. MY friends body is leaking and he smells awful. He also has a skin rash. He stinks.Can I help him.He is big. smokes too much,and does shower but he still smells. I need to get him in a chairty hospital. If ignored what will happened. Thank You Bettye

A. HI betty,thank god he has a friend like you--I dont like saying this but,your friend is killing himself,and the sooner you try to get him into a hospital the better--it not going to be easy-but you can only try.At this point he is at risk of LUNG CANCER--A VERY BAD INFECTION--AND CARDIAC ARREST,because of his weight,eating is an addiction,and people die from it,also people die from respiratory arrest because of his weight--stay strong--mrfoot56

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