Posted by: Liz | 2009/09/12

Burning swollen ankle

Dear Cyberdoc,

I have highbolood pressure and cholestrol problems I am on chronic medication. However my feet swell today I have experienced a burning pain in my left swollen ankle is this something I should be worried about ? Please help !

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There might be some reason for concern and I therefore, suggest that you consult your doctor, in order for him/her to add a diuretic to your high blood pressure medication. Your doctor should also do a renal function test, to exclude the swollen ankles of being a symptom of renal impairment.


Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: Liz | 2009/09/13

Many thanks for the advice I will consult my doctor tomorrow !

Regards Liz

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