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Cardura itself can cause a "bit of swelling in your ankles" on both sides.
one of the side effects of cardura is edema or swelling.
blood clots in the leg would cause pain and swelling and would be super rare in both legs.
you need to cut down on salt intake which can cause you to retain fluid and swell more.
you need to elevate up your legs above your heart like all the way back in a recliner to help pull fluid out of your legs whenever you can.
you might need to wear compression stockings on your legs to help squeeze fluid out of your legs and keep it out of your legs.
you need to get your blood albumin levels checked. your liver makes albumin protein to help keep fluid in the blood vessels and out of the soft tissues. if your kidneys are healthy, you may benefit from eating more protein in your diet which can help your liver make more albumin protein to keep fluid in your blood vessels.
you may benefit from physical therapy to improve muscle strengthen in your legs which can help squeeze more fluid and swelling out of your legs.
you may benefit from eating healthier and loosing weight which can help your diabetes and help your circulation as well
I hope these ideas help. do talk to your doctor about these issues I brought up.
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