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swollen ankels
lsjellybean posted:
Im 51. Diagnosed with high blood pressure and high colesteral. Cant remember how high colesteral was but blood pressure runs around the 129/83 or 142/86 range which I don't believe medicine is needed. But I will not take meds for it. I don't want to cause other problems. I have heart palpitations and racing heart. Was told by by doctor that I had heart murmur and EKG indicated I had had a previous heart attack. Referred to heart specialist who says no heart attack is showing, not heart murmur is heard blood work fine just high blood pressure an colesteral, my concern is these swollen ankles that weren't swollen when I went to doctor but are every other day, my left ankle hurts some , I'm 5'7 162 lbs. Have skinny long legs and skinny ankles, I'm top heavy or abdomen is swollen a little to maybe. I want to know why my ankles are swollen everyday, I'm pretty healthy, just gall bladder surgery in 1998 and had level malignant melanoma of the vulvar in 1991. I been cancer free for 22 yrs. I just have a riasen come up on my right shoulder, it red and hurts was a pea size bump under the skin for a year now its the size of a grape and red an painful. But my ankles are my biggest concern.

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