Often, even a healthy person can suddenly swelling leg. For example, when long exposure to the sun, in women during the menstrual cycle, etc. Cause the tumors in the feet can be an allergic reaction to food or odors. Dislocation of the leg often is the precursor to this problem.

There are other causes of leg swelling that are not so easy to identify. The reason may be hiding in various diseases. For example, in heart failure, very often formed tumors in the legs. Also today this disease is common as the phlebitis of the lower extremities. In this case, the tumor appears usually on one leg.

Do not forget that the swelling of the legs can cause the intake of certain medications: antidepressants, estrogens, birth control medications, some steroids, testosterone, etc.


For accurate diagnosis it is necessary to seek help from a doctor. Only an experienced specialist is able to diagnose the patient's condition and prescribe the correct treatment.

Tumor or swelling of one leg may indicate a disease of the lower extremities as phlebitis. In this case, will help the blood thinners. Also, when phlebitis is recommended to keep feet at ease and warm, slightly lifting them.

If the cause of the tumor in the legs is varicose veins may need surgery. In mild cases, a special injections and bandages.

If the addition of foot swelling is also observed in other parts of the body, perhaps the problem in the kidneys. In this case, you should immediately seek help at a health facility.

Starvation and malnutrition can also cause the appearance of tumors in the legs. In this case, you should carefully review the diet and to normalize it.

Edema and swelling of the feet can be caused by problems of the thyroid gland. In this case, you want an introduction to the treatment of special hormonal drugs.

Traditional recipes often help cope with tumors of the feet. But before applying you should consult with your doctor. Some recipes have a number of side effects, as they include components of plant origin.

Infusion of flax seeds helps to relieve puffiness and swelling of the legs. To make 1 teaspoon of seeds pour 1 liter of boiling water. Capacity covered with a dense cover. After 15 minutes, the infusion is filtered. Make ready means recommended 1 Cup 2-3 times a day.

To remove swelling in the feet will help relaxing baths with a decoction of chamomile and horsetail.

A mixture of 1 teaspoon of salt, Cup of olive oil and 5-7 drops of lemon juice will also help get rid of swelling of the legs. Ready means rubbing of extremities with light massage movements.