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Why there is a body swelling without any disease except diabetes ?

hii, i want to ask the resons for the body swelling , heart is normal, kidney function is normal, hameoglobin is 8.5 , patient is female, is suffering from diabetes from last 15 years
Asked On : Thu, 3 Feb 2011
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Diabetologist 's  Response
first of all u have not given complete details like to know patient is an hypertensive on any treatment because diabetes and hypertension co exists next check for TSH then liver function tests,urine microalbuminuria, and it may be due to low haemoglobin itself
Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Bhavani's  Response
hello rakesh,as heart and kidney function is normal no need to worry but liver function should also be checked and total protien values should be checked as low protein causes body swelling. these tests are done just to be on the safer side but the main reason is low hemoglobin which has to be improved.
Answered: Sat, 5 Feb 2011
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