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04 Nov 2008

Swollen hands and feet
Hi Doc

I' ve been surfering from swollen hands and feet for the past 5 months, the doctors can' t seem to find anything wrong with me. In fact I' m quite healthy and am not even pregnant. Could there be a reason for this, I swell even if it' s cold outside. Please advise.
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CyberDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Sans
Swollen hands and feet are usually an indication of heart or kidney disease, hormone abnormalities, or sodium retention. See http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcArticles.nsf/pages/Fluid_retention?OpenDocument
Look at this article and see if your doctors excluded all the possible causes. You may need to use diuretics if no clear cause can be found.
Dr Bets
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