This is Dr. David
how old are you?
are you man or woman?
the swelling can be due to weakness of your heart or from weakness of your liver not making enough albumin protein.
I am a 36 year old female with a history of hypertension and diabetes
diabetes can cause your blood vessels and nerves not to function very well.
excessive salt in your diet can cause swelling in your legs as well.
do you eat out frequently or eat a lot of salt?
you need to see your doctor to get blood testing to check your liver function
and avoid salt
and elevate your legs up above your heart to help decrease swelling.
No i do not have a lot of alt in my iet
So do u feel this is not urgent
that is good you don't have a lot of salt in your diet.
no, if it is causing difficulty walking, you need to see your GP doctor.
So it is ok to wail until Monday in your opinion
you don't want the swelling to get out of control and get worse.
yes, you can wait until monday.
if you have swelling in both legs, at your age, it would be unlikely you have a blood clot in your legs causing swelling
blood clots tend to occur in just one leg.
and usually in older patients.
It's been almost a week now and not getting any bett better
yes, you don't want it to get worse.
do elevate your legs up above your heart.
avoid excessive salt in your diet.
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