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I took some flonase a couple of years ago and had a bad reaction

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I took some flonase a couple of years ago and had a bad reaction , grogginess a cough, a rash , chills. when I stopped taking my back had the reaction of contracting when there were changes in air pressure most notably when I'm inside. this continues to this day. it seems to me like a similar problem like people with asthma except it with my back. this is a non stop 24 hour a day problem . because of this i have had circulation problems in my legs, sometimes swollen feet. Also problems that are similar to people with ms.   I went to a neurogist he did the hammer reflex an said it was a little spastic. however all test are normal. have you heard of anything like this if so   what can I do?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Vivek Pillai replied 5 years ago.
hi.. sir, may i know if you smoke?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
don't drink don't smoke or do drugs
Expert:  Vivek Pillai replied 5 years ago.

hi, sir ... there appear to be a couple of issues with you, which i feel are not interrelated,

1. spasticity.

2.swollen feet, and circulation problems.

spasticity of muscles could be due to localized cramps, as well as a disease known as myotonia... i think you ought to ask the neurologist who assesed you the exact diagnosis he arrived at after evaluating you.. because myotonia could have myriad causes also you can check your electrolyte levels, sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate and calcium, cause any electrolyte imbalance too may cause the feeling of tightness

if the feeling of spasticity is confined to your back... you shaould also get a thoraco-lumbar x-ray/ MRI spine just to rule out any disease in the spine and vertebral column..

for your other problem..swollen feet with evidently circulation problems, just see whether the feet are swollen the whole day or only towards evening, if it is the latter it could be cardiac disease.

in that case you will need a complete cardiac evaluation... ecg, chest x-ray, echocardiogram.

if the swollen feet are associated with prominent veins, it suggests a likelihood of varicose veins, for which the best treatment is surgical removal of the veins.

finally if the swollen feet aredue to lymphedema you may need to take a course of DEC an antifilarial drug for 2 weeks...

as you can see sir i have not still narrowed it down to just one diagnosis, so you should meet a surgeon , who is aspecialist in diagnosing varicose veins and lymphedema.

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