A 42-year-old female asked:
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friend who is diabetic is having swelling in ankles.swelling goes away after rest.he has been holidaying&is walking, standing & sitting for long.help.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Ignoring problem: Diabetes is a serious metabolic illness ,need constant medical care if neglected and untreated will lead serious problems , may lead to not only loosing extremities , kidneys , but the life itself. Your friend must see a doctor and continue to be under care for rest of his life , he should take care of himself
Answered on Mar 13, 2015
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