Feb 14, 2010
| Response from Dr. Henry
If your kidney function is OK (including as assessment of whether you are spilling any protein in the urine) then your drugs are not likely to be directly causing the swelling (if you have some degree of renal impairment then the tenofovir in the Truvada may be a factor). Swelling in the legs can have a variety of causes including kidney, liver, cardiac, circulation (venous or lymphatic impairment), other meds, hormone abnormalities and many others. A full medical workup is recommended to sort out what might be contributing to your leg swelling. KH
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