How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Phil, MD Your Own Question
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor
Category: Cardiology
Satisfied Customers: 55505
Experience:  Cardiology Expert
55099014
Type Your Cardiology Question Here...
Dr. Phil, MD is online now

I am 84 I have heart failure copd high blood pressure and I

Customer Question

I am 84 I have heart failure copd high blood pressure and I am a diabetic on insulin and metformin, I have had a chest infection, been sleeping on a mobility chair with footstool, I am on antibiotics but my leg has started to balloon
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Thanks for this question
one leg or both?
Dr. Phil, MD and other Cardiology Specialists are ready to help you
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
is it both legs or one leg Ethel?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
If its one leg it could be a blood clot. 2 legs heart failure
either way go to ER or ASAP

Related Cardiology Questions