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RE: [IPk] Query re mega bloating



I've got 'big' feet at thje moment too, and I don't have diabetes AFAIK.


> Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 16:37:49 +0100
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Query re mega bloating
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
>
> Hi Rhoda
>
> I have been like this for about 2 weeks or so too. My ankles are ok when I
> get up in the morning and then not long after, they start filling with
water
> until on one foot I can't point my toes at all. My blood sugars are within
> the normal range too. I do have an underactive thyroid which I thought was
> causing it but even though the doctor has doubled my dose, the swelling is
> still there. This normally happens in very hot weather but it hasn't
> actually been very hot for the length of time this has been happening to
> me. I have been considering taking water tablets but then I read somewhere
> that they are not given out so freely as they can make you dehydrated.
>
> Wish I knew the answer but for now, plodding on (literally) and squelching
> along the way.
>
> Babs
> Type 1 for 38 years on Animas 2020, Thyroxine 50 mcg
>
> On 4 July 2011 16:17, Rhoda Martin <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> > The last 10 days or so I've bloated like Michelin woman! Abdomen, legs,
> > ankles - already on low salt intake but reduced it even more. Drink
water,
> > on furosemide 40mg morning and evening plus loads of other meds but off
> > steroids for a few months now. Yipee!
> >
> >
> >
> > Blood glucose levels okay - within normal range so can't imagine there is
> > an
> > infection brewing.
> >
> >
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> >
> >
> >
> > Rhoda
> > .
> >
>
>
>
> --
> *Barbara*
> .
.
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