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swollen ankles that have increased, now feeling sore, is breathless

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swollen ankles that have increased, now feeling sore, is breathless and wheeze, shes has high blood pressure for which has been on medication and frusomide. Howevere has recently had a low potassium needing supplement. when last saw gp they didnt want to add more water medication due to potassium levels and asked to bear with things if able to tolerate. But has developed a wheeze and is very breathless. Its my Mum who is 79yrs.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
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Dr. Natasha :

Your mom is short of breath and has wheezng now?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Natasha :

well, it sounds like she is fluid overloaded

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She may need IV furosemid

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furosemide

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but she is in congestive heart failure right now

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and she needs to see a doctor asap

Customer:

whats that should i be taking her to hosp?

Dr. Natasha :

yes

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she needs to go to A&E :-(

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I am sorry

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I am a A&E doctor

Customer:

ok will do thank yo so much

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Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
Hi Janet
how is your mum doing