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I was diagnosed with Peripheral Neuropathy some years ago but

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I was diagnosed with Peripheral Neuropathy some years ago but have just lived with the discomfort in my feet and legs, taking Co-codamol painkillers when required. More recently I seem to show bruising just above my ankles (odoema?) - is this likely to stem from the same condition or should I see my doctor?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

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Dr. Shahzad MD :

peripheral neuropathy should not cause either bruising or oedema.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

If you are having either bruising or oedema you should be seen for this.

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oedema causes swelling of the feet and legs due to accumulation of extra fluid which may be due to heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease to name a few common conditions. All these conditions should be ruled out.

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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Correction: oedema 'means' swelling of the feet and legs to accumulation of extra fluid which may be 'caused by' heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease to name a few common conditions. All these conditions should be ruled out.Let me know if you have any further questions.

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