by Diane


My mom is a 70yr/non-smoker, weight controlled,
normally active person! She is a kidney recipient for about 6 yrs with a stable heart condition

She had a wicked leg bypass in Nov/09...a prostatic vein was used...Her pain now is minimal
cant quite bend or cross the leg.

The wound has thankfully closed/healed naturally with no infections!! However the SWELLING and bloating is un-real. Her leg doesn't look like her own leg.

Her vascular/nephrologist/physical therapist all say the wound is ok, just healing extremely slow.
I'm very disturbed by the time the swelling is taking to dissipate.

Does this sound normal to you?

See attached pictures

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