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What causes loss of appetite and swelling in the legs?

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Posted on Sat, 3 Mar 2018 in Cancer
Question: there are several things that occur, 1st is my feet and legs swell, then loss of appetite, (not necessaly in this order, loss of balance, sometimes where I loss my balance and or my left leg becomes weak
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Swell legs

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

There are a causes how can give those symptoms like kidney and heart disease or other diseases like malignancy ,neurologycal issues etc

I will suggest you

1-Total blood count
2-Consult with cardiologist
3-Abdominal ultrasound
4-Radiography of thorax
5-Ct scan of brain

Those exams are all if you have not any other health issues and your symptoms are acute

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