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28 Mar 2007


My specialist physician said that my blood tests were all ok. He said it could be from the thin varicose vein I have in my left leg and before they consider surgery, he has instructed my gp to monitor the situation and let him know how the swelling is. He told me to go back to him (my gp) in 2 weeks but I was going for my blood test on 14/04 anyway. My gp is away for the whole of next week for the Pass Over and Easter weekend. Who knows, maybe it will be better by then, if not he has to let the specialist know! It would be 6 wks by then anyway!

Thanks for putting up with my queries and for the continuous offer of advice!

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01 Jan 0001

Dear anxious
If he thinks it may be vein related, wearing "travel stockings" may help - you'll find at chemists and travel shops.
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