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How to treat edema in left leg caused after injury while with achilles tendonitis?

I developed Achilles tendonitis about 5 weeks ago. Treated with heel lift, PT, and NSAIDS. I injured my calf, also in the left leg, climbing a curb. Felt instant pain in calf, like a snap, when I almost fell. Went for ultrasounds a few days ago, which were negative. Also, I ve had, and still have, edema in my left leg only,
Wed, 6 Apr 2016
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Hello dear Greetings
Regarding your symptom of edema following a sustained Achilles tendonitis I believe this is due to an inflammatory response
In view of this you will take tablet kotase multivitamin capsules tablet nurofen then apply neurogesic cream
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