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Ankle swelled scared its kidney issues since I have constant fear of health issues if I raise it overnight it goes down is that a sign of kidney issue?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Could be

But venous insufficiency is a possibility as well.
Some blood work can help a doctor decide if your kidneys are functioning properly to allay your fears.

In brief: Could be

But venous insufficiency is a possibility as well.
Some blood work can help a doctor decide if your kidneys are functioning properly to allay your fears.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Atul Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Ankle edema

Not all ankle swelling is due to Kidney disease, but you should see your MD, a simple urine and blood work can assess your kidney function.
Suggest see your MD to determine cause and get a history and physical and test as needed. Best of luck

In brief: Ankle edema

Not all ankle swelling is due to Kidney disease, but you should see your MD, a simple urine and blood work can assess your kidney function.
Suggest see your MD to determine cause and get a history and physical and test as needed. Best of luck
Dr. Atul Singh
Dr. Atul Singh
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Possibly

Get a full renal evaluation including a renal ultrasound, chemistries, urine analysis, culture and a 24 hr urine collection for analysis.
I suggest asking your PCP about anxiety medication.

In brief: Possibly

Get a full renal evaluation including a renal ultrasound, chemistries, urine analysis, culture and a 24 hr urine collection for analysis.
I suggest asking your PCP about anxiety medication.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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