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Swollen ankles from tight socks or heart disease, how can I tell?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: 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 heart but there is no easy way when you aren't a doctor to know.

In brief: 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 heart but there is no easy way when you aren't a doctor to know.
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