Abnormal buildup of fluid in the ankles, feet, and
legs is called edema.
may affect both legs and
may include the calves or even the thighs. Because of the effect of gravity, swelling is particularly noticeable in the lower part of the body.
The Causes Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is common with the following
Being overweight, Blood clot in the leg, Increased age, Leg infection, Veins in the legs that cannot properly pump blood back to the heart.