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Painless Swollen Legs: Many Causes from Mild to Serious

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Painless swollen legs are relatively common and usually easily managed. But, according to the December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter, this condition — called peripheral edema — is sometimes associated with a more serious underlying disease. Edema is the result of excess fluid in the tissues. [...]

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