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Arthritis, phlebitis problem of my mother.

Dear specialists in medicine. I really need your opinion regarding probably an orthopedic problem of my mother.
I will try to describe the problem. From 2010 he’s having a problem with her left foot. The left foot is swollen and tumefied with pains on movement.
Not even a doctor solved the problem so far. The diagnostics were different from tendinitis to bone problems, arthritis and from orthopedic to varices.
Also she has osteoporosis and varices for many years.


If any of you doctors could give me any idea, suggestion…. Please

Kind regards,
Sorin
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replied December 3rd, 2014
Thank you for asking at ehealthforum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Swollen one foot with past history of tendonitis, varices and other etiologies as differentials, i would say it is unlikely to comment on unless a detailed clinical correlation has occured. It could be any thing. it could be multifactorial. Get the varices surgically corrected, take conservative management like physio, NSAIDs etc for te tendonitis. Get a podiatrist for this case. It will take time. VArices also reduce venous returnand that itself can cause this swelling of feet.


I hope it helps.Please take good car of yourself and do as directed.I would advise to stay in touch with your health care provider as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and can not be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor where a complete evaluation occurs. I will be here if you need me or have any more questions to ask, i would love to answer.

May the odds be ever in your favour.

Take care
Khan


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