Message from user: my ankles and lower legs are swelling a lot more than they were a week ago, and I am avoiding salt. What can you tell me?
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Please answer these questions and help the doctor to assist you in a more efficient way:
1. Age: Please add or substract (2-5 years if adult for privacy)
2. When did problem start?
3. Have you had this before?
4. Is it getting better or worse?
7. Heart Rate?
9. Medical conditions current?
10. Medical conditions past?
11. Your current medications?
11. Your current supplements?
12. Your surgeries?
13. Medical conditions in family?
14.What is your primary concern you want the doctor to answer?
You may be interested in going to the doctor to see if you are losing protein by the kidney, if you are having heart trouble. Elevating the feet may help.
Please see the photographs. If you have never had the swelling before, you probably would be interestedin going to a doctor. Even if you had this before you might consider going to see the doctor; especially if you are short of breath.
Meaning short of breath => please go to the Emergency Room.