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Hi there. I've been feeling a pulse or strange rhythmic pulling in my left foot (arch). Is this something I should get checked for? I'm a 58 yr old overweight woman with hx of heart disease in my family. I also experience a strange ache down the inside of my left arm sometimes when I'm stressed.

Doctor's Assistant: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

Yes: Hx heart disease (CHF). My health has not been great lately. I weigh 175 at 5'4" but don't smoke. I'm under a lot of stress at work.

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

I've had a chest cold for 3 weeks, but it's resolving slowly. Still coughing and feel very tired

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

I am sorry you are under a lot of stress at work.

it can be difficult to loose weight

have you tried any soles of the foot stretching exercises? that could help

https://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/library/adult_health/sma_arch_pain_exercises/

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Is it normal to feel a pulse in your foot?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

yes, you can feel a pulse in your foot

that means blood is getting there

if you have mild swelling in your foot, avoiding salt is good and elevating up your foot above your head is a good idea.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Not interested in a call. Thank you for answering the question.
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