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My lower legs swell and started drinking water pills and swelling

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My lower legs swell and started drinking water pills and swelling go down at night.
Fisio says it has to do with Limf edemia
I have Hipertension and my medication was changed recent as My phamracy sid Amloc causes swelling
I am a diabetic as well using Glocophase 500
I have back problems and both knees are due for replacement.
The phisio pressed against lower legs end it makes a dent which slowly recovers and does not go even on the skin immediately
Your assistance will help
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
this is not lymph edema
Do not listen to the physio and see your doctor right away
This can be bad veins
Kidney failure
Heart failure.

You need an ultrasound of the legs to see if this is bad veins and if so then compression stockings, weight loss, etc.
good luck

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