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Swollen legs, enlarged heart, arterial flutter. Taking Digoxin and Ceftrioxone. Help

my grand mother is 90 years old . she is having swollen legs and feet .left leg is 3 times swollen than right leg. she has an enlarged heart with arterial flutteration and has been on digoxin 0.25 mg for a month. she recently had fever and was hospitalized where they INJECTED her ceftrioxone . she was alright after releasing from hospital . noe she is having swollen leg and is paining if moved. kindly help me.
Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The most likely cause in this setting is heart failure.
Her drugs and doses need to reviewed and adjusted.

There are several other causes - drugs, kidney impairment, venous obstruction or thrombosis and so on. Get her reviewed by her doctor...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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