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Severe swelling in the ankle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Ok. Umm, my grandmother is having severe swelling in her ankle.
Doctor :   ok
User :   and she had a leg clot before
Doctor :   since when she has this problem
User :   umm years ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she on any medication
User :   no
Doctor :   provide her age
User :   56
User :   57
User :   57
Doctor :   ok
User :   yah. were debating if we take her to the hospital or not.
User :   she recently injured her knee also.
Doctor :   is she is diabetic
User :   no
Doctor :   you nned to take her to the hospital
Doctor :   and she may be put on some anti clot medications
User :   imediatly?
Doctor :   does she have any pain, fever
User :   she wants to go in the morning....shes limping now..
User :   bad pain

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