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A 53-year-old male asked:

Been having twinge pain in upper left chest;dry mouth;slight swelling in ankles;stuffy head and nose

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Varied symptoms: A viral upper respiratory tract infection or allergies could be the cause of the stuffy head. The chest discomfort is nonspecific and could be the harbinger of a bronchial infection or may simply be a muscular irritability. None of these explain ankle swelling which has various causes such as vein insufficiency, heart, liver, or kidney disorders. If symptoms persist or worsen visit your physician.
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