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A 69 year old woman has a foot pain that is going up her leg and its swollen. On a scale of 1-10, the pain is a 7.What should be done?

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Dr. Vern Chuba
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Seek medical care

Many causes of foot/leg pain with edema(swelling).
Deep venous clot needs to be ruled out. Recommend trip to the er.

In brief: Seek medical care

Many causes of foot/leg pain with edema(swelling).
Deep venous clot needs to be ruled out. Recommend trip to the er.
Dr. Vern Chuba
Dr. Vern Chuba
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: There are many

Reasons a foot can swell.
A visit to an internist or podiatrist would be a good idea.

In brief: There are many

Reasons a foot can swell.
A visit to an internist or podiatrist would be a good idea.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: ASAP Evaluation

Must rule out a blood clot.
Swelling and calf pain will requre a ultrasound to check for a blood clot.

In brief: ASAP Evaluation

Must rule out a blood clot.
Swelling and calf pain will requre a ultrasound to check for a blood clot.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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