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Severe Edema-Please help?


I have SEVERE edema in both of my legs. It happens every day of my life and I cannot do anything like a normal person as they will swell so big. I am on diuretics, my heart is fine, and so are my kidneys, etc. I do have high chlesterol but take medication for it and also a low thyroid, and am type 1 diabetic. I wear compression stockings everyday and elevate my feet. I limit my salt intake. I try to massage them. NOTHING seems to help besides elevating (and that is very little) I don't know what to do and my Doctors can't seem to figure this out...what would help severe edema like this?

 

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