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Having swelling to feet nonpitting noted today peetchie : On

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Having swelling to feet nonpitting noted today peetchie
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: On and off fee weeks on feet 16 hours a day
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: No injury recently I'm a diabetic No hypertension
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?
Customer: No that I know of I have no other rash I do take Tylenol pm at night and take insulin
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. SH and will be helping you out with your concerns.
Can you please mention your age and gender?
Since how long are you having this problem?
Do you have any other medical problems?
Are you on any medications for anything currently?
Please let me know.
Regards

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Female 47 diabetic take lantus at be time few weeks take Tylenol I'm at bedtime
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

Have you been seen for this?

Any tests done?

Please let me know.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No and no
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for your responses.

I would like to rule out the following possibilities in your case:

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Liver disease
  3. Kidney disease
  4. Heart disease
  5. Incompetent valves of your legs leading to your swelling.
  6. Lymphatic disease in your legs leading to incompetent valves in the lymph channels in your legs.

I would recommend that you be seen and tested to rule out these possibilities.

You will require blood tests to rule out thyroid, liver and kidney problem. You will require an echocardiogram to have a look at your heart among other tests, if required.

This session is open for any further questions that you may have.
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Kindest regards

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