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I have inflammation of my right leg which too.h ,My ankles

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I have inflammation of my right leg which too.h ,My ankles and toes swell also. I have heart failure too, my doctor diagnosed this as an infection of the skin,=, and the swelling due to my heart problem. I have a stinging and nipping sensation and the leg is tender to touch, Antibiotics have not cleared it yet. My left leg swells also but is not inflamed or tender
JA: The Doctor can help. To begin, when were you prescribed the antibiotics? How severe were any side effects?
Customer: 7 days ago. No side effects
JA: Thanks for that. Have you used anything besides the antibiotics for this?
Customer: Antibiotic topical cream
JA: Thank you so much for your answers. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history the Doctor should know?
Customer: Open heart surgery 2006. Major heart attack with complications 1995
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 months ago.
Can you upload a photo? What antibiotic did you take?