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Hi-I have had a bout of stomach /bowel sickness & now have a swollen left foot and painful leg.

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

A lot of swelling in foot

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

Diabetes type 2 for 20 years

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

The swelling in leg and pain can be due to;

1) Blood clot also termed deep vein thrombosis.

2) Peripheral arterial disease due to diabetes and secondary infection.

Both of these need colored doppler study of the arteries and veins.

3) Infection in the skin, subcutaneous and deeper tissue which will require, antibiotics.

You need an immediate exam by your doctor.

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