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I am 77 yrs old and have been experiencing swollen legs and

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I am 77 yrs old and have been experiencing swollen legs and feet along with back, joint and body pain. My blood pressure earlier today was 101/6. Additional symptoms of a cold and headache.
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Neurologist: Dr Josh, Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Hello

Welcome to Justanswer website.

Myself Dr Josh and I’m happy to help with your question today. Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern

Please re-write what was your blood pressure today?

Are you taking any medication for high blood pressure?

Since how long you have this cold & headache?

Any tests done so far?

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Neurologist: Dr. SH, Physician replied 1 year ago
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Thank you for your question.

Swollen legs and feet must always be investigated further to consider the following conditions:

  1. Heart disease
  2. Kidney disease
  3. Liver disease
  4. Incompetent veins of the legs

You will likely require a water pill to help.

I would strongly recommend that you be seen and have these conditions considered and be tested further.

Let me know if you have more questions.

Rate me when done.

Regards

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