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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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    How to treat the condition of pedal edema?

hi sir....I m writing ds for my dad...he s diabetic,hypertensive nd hypercholestrimic ....nd he s been off job for a month....he complains of bilateral pedal oedema (pitting type) he s got 145 mg/dl OF FBS .....his Ppbs ,triglycerides ,ldl ,hdl ,serum creatinine level...blood pic are normal..........he s got other relevant medical history......plz I wud be grateful. if u look in to ds sir....his complaint of pedal oedema
Wed, 27 Nov 2019
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

The bilateral pedal edema can be due to many problems. He can have a renal or cardiac problem and can be due to high salt intake. A proper examination is needed to find the cause.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Praveen Tayal, Orthopaedic Surgeon
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