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Painful swollen ankles and feet. Voice hoarseness and extreme sleepiness after taking hydrochlorothiazide

I went to the ER yesterday with swollen and painful feet and ankles...pain is mainly in the inner portion of the bottoms of my feet....they gave me 3 tablets of Hydrochlorothiazide to take each morning and told me to take the one yesterday/afternoon....swelling is still bad and it is the next evening and now I have developed worsening swelling and hoarseness of voice and extreme sleepiness as well
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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The generalized swelling that is increasing in spite of taking hydrochlorothiazide could be related to angioedema. You need a detailed examination and few blood tests to find out the exact cause and specific treatment.
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Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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