A 46-year-old female asked:
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My ankles are swelling some. I am 38 obese f. I have fatty liver. Would this be the onset of cirrhosis? All blood work is good

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Dr. Robin Dretler
42 years experience in Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Your obesity makes it difficult for the veins to return blood to your heart. The swelling most likely is due to varicose veins from that obesity. Knee high 20-30 mm compression hose will help. They are available on the web at brightlifedirect.Com.
Answered on Jan 29, 2015
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