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Hi ******* here, I have a 54 yr. old son that lives with us and has a bad heart that can't be operated on. They tried and couldn't do what they needed to. This was a couple years ago and he is on just meds. He has a swollen left leg that is almost twice the size of his other leg. He has no chest pain. Should I take him to the ER?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you ever dealt with this before? Are you having any shortness of breath?

I don't believe so in fact he has no chest pain which he norman dos.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

He has a defibliter in.

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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 8 months ago
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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 8 months ago
When did the swelling in the leg start or when did it get worse?
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
We just notice it so it would be today.. He takes water pills twice a day.
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 8 months ago
I would take him to the ER tonight so that they can rule out a blood clot as the cause of his leg swelling.Does that help answer your question?
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I am checking on my son and need advise and don't need to spend money because we are seniors and on a fix income. If you can't answer me with out money this country is really. going to you. know where and I request my deposit back. I didn't know it was a deposit at the time. Thank you
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 8 months ago
There should be a button or link at the top of your screen to click for customer service and they can process your refund
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