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12 Sep 2009

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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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Liz

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.

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Dr Anrich Burger
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