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Suggest treatment for swelling in the foot

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Dr. Benard Shehu

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Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Tue, 23 Aug 2016 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: My right foot has been swollen and filling up with fluid for a month now. When i walk its tight and when i press on it on the top of my foot it leaves a indent for a minute. Ive also been feeling kind of funny and dizzy. Can you help me answer this?
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Answered by Dr. Benard Shehu 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Following advice...

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you for asking!
I read your query and understood your concerns.

What is happening to you may be related to:
- Anemia
- Renal failure
- Leg Venous system dysfunction

If you were my patient I would recommend to do the following examiantions:
- Blood work
- Abdominal echo
- Cardiac echo
- Leg Doppler examination

Hope this will be of help!
Wish you health!
Dr. Shehu
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Benard Shehu 5 minutes later
i went to the hospital and they gave me a x ray then saw that i was self pay and basically showed me the door after they said i can tell you whats not wrong with you which is no broken bones but we can not tell you what is wrong with you
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Answered by Dr. Benard Shehu 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Following advice...

Detailed Answer:
Hi back,

Please contact your family doctor to schedule for the above mentioned examinations to find out what is causing your symptoms. X-ray exclude trauma/fracture but it doesn't help to find out why your keg is swelling.

Wish you health!
Dr. Shehu
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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