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Lately i have had extreme heaviness in both legs top to

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lately i have had extreme heaviness in both legs top to bottom only upon standing stil for a few minutes. i am fit and can easily get my pulse to the 130s on a treadmill by walking. my strength is good, i lift weights without a problem. i have an irretreivable ivc filter.i am 72.
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: no swelling. i have just finished a course of PT for my knee and no other problems with my legs were seen
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i have episodic afib, but my pulse is fine while my legs are heavy. once started, my legs fell heavy for hours, but not as bad
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

Can I ask what meds you are taking?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
thanks for this questionplease don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it. :)if you have more questions, just reply