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I’ve been having throbbing pain in my legs

Patient: I’ve been having throbbing pain in my legs for a few mths and Its getting worse plus I get cold sweats . I’m 48 yrs old and my mother died at 43 from artheoscerosis. T he pains in my legs hurt everyday )all day

 

 

Doctor: Hi.To recapitulate: Female/48 – history of Mother dying at the age of 43 due to atherosclerosis- Throbbing pain – dail y – both legs for few months- getting worse and get cold sweats too.The cause of the cold sweats can be age related – hormonal changes.The causes of leg pain have to be found out by color doppler, clinical evaluation by a Doctor, preferably a General Surgeon and get medical or surgical treatment as may be necessary on proper diagnosis.Hope this helps you.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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