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I have swollen feet and ankles, tingling and numbness in my

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I have swollen feet and ankles, tingling and numbness in my left hand and pinky finger, and I have gained about 80 pounds in 3 months from 270 to 350. Now my kidney area is hurting. Should I go to the ER
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 6 years ago.


Did these symptoms- Swollen feet and numbness appeared all of a sudden ?

Any past medical illness?

What is your blood pressure?


Customer: replied 6 years ago.

My blood pressure is usually good but I don't know what it is now. I do not have diabetes or any known heart problem


I have Polycystic ovary syndrome and bipolar disorder (which I take meds for)


The swelling numbness and tingling remind me of when I was pregnant and developed pre-eclampsia

Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 6 years ago.

Well, i understand your problem.


This can be a result of fluid retention,due to Systemic diseases .

The causes are-Liver /heart or kidney disease , Nephrotic syndrome and Lymphatic obstruction .Numbness related issue and tingling in left side , may be related with heart disorder.

To make a diagnose , you require blood work , and detailed clinical checkup, You will be treated according to the cause. Please do not delay, and get immediate medical care.

I wish for your good health.




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