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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
swollen ankles: Generally it is easy for your doctor to tell. If you don't have any problems with shortness of breath or any other symptoms, it isn't likely your hear ... Read More

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A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Edema: It sound like fluid retention (edema). This can have many causes and you need to have your doctor or cardiologist evaluate the possible causes.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Possible venous insu: Possible venous insufficiency, but blood clots need to be considered.
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A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Bad valves: You may have poor valves within your blood vessels causing fluid accumulation around ankle. See your doctor, compression stockings may help.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Ekg: An EKG is an eletrical tracing of the heart activity. Damaged muscle or conduction tissue creates an abnormal EKG. Cardiac enlargement can be present ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Swollon ankles: There can be many reasons for swollon ankles in this man.1}he could have develop venous insufficiency. 2} he could have just started on some medicatio ... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Valid Question.: Swollen ankles and rapid heart rate might be signs of heart failure. They merit a careful history and physical exam as well as ekg, chest x-rays and ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
The : The good news is that your heart is not failing, which would have been detected on the ultrasound of your heart. When this occurs your heart does does ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
One sign of heart fa: Swollen ankles (& increase in water weight) is one sign of heart failure (HF). Being short of breath doing usual activities is another. Atrial fib ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Yes : Cardiac and hypertension are problems that require constant monitoring. Leg pain may or not be related. See your md asap! good luck!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
PVD: Peripheral vascular disease is related to the systemic circulation and technically isn't 'heart disease'. It is vascular disease albeit the heart is ... Read More
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