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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
He needs to : Control his Uric acid and should be on medication....

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Get him treated: Gout is caused by increase blood levels of uric acid and can be treated suscessfully with long term medications. During acute attack you need to use ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
I hope he is on: Medication....to lower his Uric acid levels....
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Time to see: The foot doctor. May need an x-ray. And your diagnosis certainly may be right.
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A female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Long list: Age, weight, trauma, heart trouble, blood clots? Commonly dependent status with legs down and any history of venous disorders or phlebitis, DVT etc, H ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Arthritis in the foot or ankle joints not only hurt, but can be filled with excess fluid and seen as swelling. This is often referred to as an "effus ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: Arthritis can cause swelling that is usually confined to the joint(s) that are afflicted. Some arthritis' are symetrical , meaning swelling/pain of bo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience in Podiatry
Many things: Most common are hypertension and venous valve insufficiency
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A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Edema: Many things can cause swelling of your feet and ankles. Local factors such as venous insufficiency or varicose veins, or phlebitis or blood clots of ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Burn baby burn.: And you question is ?
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: You may benefit by seeing a rheumatologist.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Get examined...: This could represent any number of conditions. I would see your primary care doctor to get a diagnosis and start treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Yes.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
You need to figure: Out why you are swollen......then determine if the stinging and burning are related or not....what did your doctor say? Have you seen one? If not, it ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Sounds bad: A person whose feet, legs, and abdomen swell up, but has no prior reason for doing so (meaning she doesn't already have a known liver, kidney, heart, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Athletes foot?: This could represent a fungal infection which can be treated with over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. If it does not respond it may be a for ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
Acute Rheumatoid: Acute swelling of joints could be a serious problem. You may have an 'auto-immune' disease where you are making antibodies to your own joints (example ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
44 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
More concentration?: Could this be caused by the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) making it possible for you to concentrate so effectively that you sit ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Winters
35 years experience in Podiatry
TRAUMA OR NOT?: HI! Swelling of both ankle areas simultaneously without known trauma ie: jumping off of something and landing hard on both feet can be due to a system ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start.
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
See physician: This sounds like emergency. Better see physician to make sure blood supply to legs is not compromised. If ischemia or lack of blood supply, could poss ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Swelling: Some additional info is needed such as pulses , skin temperature , pain etc. Seek a physician so this can be evaluated asap. Best of luck.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Hypothyroid: Generally not circulatory issues unless the edema is tremendous, but definitely edema. See your family doc for help.
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