Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
186 Doctors are Online

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

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 681 Questions
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

Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor