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My mother is fifty years old she is suffering from headache, redness of eye.

Patient: My mother is fifty years old she is suffering from headache ,redness of left eye ,swelling in her feet ,legs and arms

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query.A symptom complex of the headache, left red eye, swelling of he feet, legs and arms needs a proper clinical evaluation, detailed history, proper physical examination and investigation to get to the proper diagnosis.The probable reason of swellings are:Anemia, hypo-proteinemia, a general disorder of the kidneys or heart.The resultant increased Blood pressure can give headache and red-eye.Hence, it is important to have the ways to get a proper diagnosis as explained above.I hope this answer helps you to take a proper decision to take your Mother to the physician for proper diagnosis.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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