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Redness, heat, painful, swollen lower legs.

My lower legs are very red, hot, painful, and swollen. I have gone to the Dr. She gave me Lasix and Potassium. Although the swelling has gone down, the welling, redness and pain have not diminished. Do you have any other instructions?
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replied January 29th, 2017

Painful swelling , Redness of the feet could be due to either infection or due to vasculitis or conditions like DVT or thrombophlebitis.

Other conditions like chronic liver or renal diseases, congestive cardiac failure also needs to be ruled out.

It would be best to consult a doctor, get a few blood tests and also a sonogram of the leg vessels to make a proper diagnosis.

I hope this helps.



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