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My ankles seem to be swolen. i am taking meds cholesterol,

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My ankles seem to be swolen. i am taking meds for high cholesterol, blood pressure.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 4 months ago.


This can be from

Bad veins

Heart failure

Thyroid disease

Liver or kidney problems.

If this is a new problem, I am very concerned.

All of these conditions can make clots more likely.

I suggest you start with an exam today if this is new.

If not, go over this list with your doctor.

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