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What causes swelling in the hands, ankles and calves?

My hands, ankles and calves have been swelling as well as numbness and tingling in the tips of my fingers. I m also experiencing occaissional stabbing pains in my abdomin on the lower right side and persistent almost unbearable aching in my upper legs and upper arms
Fri, 6 Jan 2017
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Hi,

Your detail clinical history should be taken and your examine done to find cause for tingling and abdominal pain and swelling Here liver or kidney pathology can be causing such presentation because pain right sided present along with swelling.

Your work up done as follow:

-examination
-RBS
-USG scan-liver enzymes estimation
-Serum urea, creatinine
-ESR
-Serum protein

According to cause specific treatment is given. Consult a physician for examination and further work up accordingly.

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

Regards,
Dr. Parth Goswami
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