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My ankles and feet are swollen. very uncomfortable

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my ankles and feet are swollen. very uncomfortable
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

Can you please tell me since how long you have noticed this swelling?

Do you have any known medical problem or are you using any medicines?

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
This happened three 3 months ago after air travel., I am diabetic take metformin.
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

Do you have any tests done recently ?

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I have been taking water tablets for 2 week no difference
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for the information

I would suggest that you should get some investigations

These should include a urinalysis,renal function test,ECG and echocardiogram

If they are all normal then you should have a Doppler study to check the blood flow to the lower limbs

This could be due to kidney or heart disease or an impaired blood supply to the limbs

This does needs further evaluation to find out the exact cause and then treat accordingly

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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