Dry Diabetes, Why Are Your Feet And Stomach Swollen?

My father has dry diabetes, currently his legs are swollen and he also has indigestion (no defecation), his stomach is bulging and hard, the doctor has given medicine, but it hasn’t subsided, what should I do?

1 Answer:

Hello Yustanti,

Complaints of swollen feet and a distended stomach may or may not be related and is not always related to a history of diabetes. Some of the possible causes of swollen feet include:

Diabetes, because it is more susceptible to infections in the legs and also the side effects of diabetes medications Obesity Heart problems Kidney disorders Vitamin B deficiency Impaired lymph vessels / lymphedema Other factors: history of injury, long standing or bent legs, pregnancy As for a distended stomach, Are the blooms only on one side or even? A distended stomach can be caused by several factors, such as:

Obesity A lot of gas in the stomach Ascites in cases of liver problems, heart failure, kidney failure Intra-abdominal bleeding Blockage in the intestine The presence of a mass / tumor in the organs in the stomach To be sure what happened to your father, of course, it requires direct examination by a doctor. What medicine has the doctor given? If the medicine is used up but there is no significant progress, I suggest that your father be brought back under control with the doctor who treated him so that he can be evaluated again. Your father can also consult directly with an internal medicine doctor so that further tests can be done if necessary with ultrasound, CT scan, MRI, and blood tests to confirm his condition. Furthermore, your father can be given maximum treatment.

Some tips that can be done:

Take diabetes medication as recommended by your doctor. Routine control with your doctor. Hold your feet with a pillow while you sleep Try not to stand too long. Reduce your intake of salt or salty foods. The following articles are related to the topic of your question:

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Thank you and hope it helps,

dr. Devika Y

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