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Heart Swelling Symptoms
If someone with CHF has swelling of leg(also cold to touch and bluish color) s that a normal symptom of having congestive heart failure ?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
If echocardiogram, full blood count and BNP are normal & there has been no swelling, is heart failure unlikely, even if other symptoms are present?
Dad age 76.Admitted w/ swelling legs & kidneys operating at 2.36%.History of heart problems. What can this mean going forward in symptoms/treatments?
Depends : The swelling could be from decompensated heart failure with decreased blood flow subsequently to the kidneys (causing cardiorenal syndrome) in which the kidneys will improve slightly when the heart failure is appropriately treated and compensated. The swelling could also be kidney related if the heart disease is chronic. If this is the cause it depends if this kidney injury is acute and reversible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have rapid weight gain, heart palpitations, swelling and all B12 toxicity symptoms. I tested and my B12 is abnormally high, leukemia isin my genes?
Possibly: It is possible that cyano-cobalamine might be the cause of symptoms since it releases cyanide but methylcobalamine the preferred form, should not cause side effects. If stopping the b-12 supplement gets rid of your symptoms that would be evidence that the supplement is the culprit. Possibly you need other b vitamins for b-12 to work properly like methyl folate (folic acid) and b-6. Look at your life style. ...Read more
Heart flopping and racing, I have been taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 20mg BID fit about 3 years. Other symptoms include swelling along shin bone on right leg only?
Stop Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is harmful to your brain cells and very addictive, there are many ways to treat the lack of focus and energy that are not harmful, you will have a much happier and healthful life by seeking out an addiction specialist, stay clear of any one who wishes to continue this medication! Also you need to see a physician about your leg which may be a serious unrelated problem, please take care! ...Read more
Unrelated: Everybody's heart skips beats. Avoid nicotine, caffeine, and alcohol. Reduce stress and get plenty of sleep. If you're still bothered, a 24 hour recording of your heart and and echo (plus some routine lab work) would be indicated. Swelling is a completely unrelated problem. If you're female, monthly hormonal changes may be the culprit. ...Read more
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