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27 Nov 2005

morning swelling of hands feet face $ headache
My B/P right now is 105/60. That is what is it normally. I have been up about an hour already this morning. I am very swollen in the face, hands & feet. I have a headache as well, my vision is rather blurry too. My question is...I am on a diuretic...is this a sign that the diuretic is not working for me?
I am not on a medical aid, so not easy to just pop off to a local doc, i'd have to sit for hours waiting at government hospital to see a doc...really would like to know if it is something i should have looked into. I suffer with dizzy spells $ headaches on a daily basis, had scans, dopplers and blood tests...only problem that was found was that my red blood cells were rather high....given folic and iron tablets to take.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Elmarie, it might be due to heart problems, blood pressure problems, kidney problems, liver problems, anaemia, etc. The best would be to see a doctor and make sure that there isn’t a serious underlying problem. Good luck.
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