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My mother is 89 has recently been released from hospital after

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My mother is 89 has recently been released from hospital after an infection, while in hospital she has had increasingly swollen legs and one arm/hand is so swollen she cannot use it she was fine before she went into hospital, She is now at home and unable to walk or use her arm I am really worried as she is distressed and although she has now go a carer twice a day this is not enough can this be cured? I must add my mother has asbestosis which is terminal.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I am nervous she has developed blood clots

Swollen arms/legs are typical of blood clots and a big risk for this is being immobile

This is very concerning

She needs an ultrasound of the arms and legs right away
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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My main goal is your 100% satisfaction and for you to consider this service excellent. If you are not 100% satisfied, just click reply and I will happily provide more information.