Abnormal buildup of fluid in
the ankles, feet, and legs is called edema
may affect both legs and may in
clude 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 followin
g overweight, Blood clot in
the leg, in
creased age, Leg in
the legs that cannot properly pump blood back to the heart.