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Posted on Wed, 12 Jul 2017 in Diabetes
Question: i am type 2 diabetic. Have HBP. both under control with medication.
for last 2 days, burning pain in lower left leg. swelling in left foot and ankle.
Whats up?
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
The possible diagnoses;

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
There are some causes of the above mentioned symptoms but the most probable in a diabetic patient are;
- High acid uric levels ( gutae)
-Arteriopathy of the left leg, causing alterations in the blood circulation.
To confirm one of the above diagnosis, a careful clinical examination and acid uric level are helpful.
Hope i have been helpful.
Kind regards,
Dr.Mirjeta
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