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High BP and cause of swelling in the leg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hello xxxx
Doctor :   How can I Help you ?
User :   I woke 2 days ago with pain and swelling my right foot on the upper portion
User :   hi!
Doctor :   ok.
User :   then yesterday it spread to my inner ankle
User :   now its half way up my inner calf
User :   just slight swelling and pain... its not red
Doctor :   Did you have any Insect Bite to the foot.
User :   no bites I haven't injured myself either
Doctor :   I shall suggest you to consult the General Practitioner
User :   ok
User :   not a foot dr?
Doctor :   Since it requires an Examination to see What could be the cause
Doctor :   Did you have a trek in theWoods prior to this
User :   no
Doctor :   ok.
User :   i have high blood pressure
Doctor :   Are you on medications for the same, and have you taken them regularly
Doctor :   What is the Blood pressure range that you are having it in as of now
User :   I take benicar 40/12.5 daily for 2 years
User :   no other meds
Doctor :   What is the range of your Blood Pressure now

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