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Creepy crawlies under your skin??

<p>Creepy crawlies under your skin??</p>
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Does anyone else deal with edema in their ankles/feet and if so, have you been simply told to "lose weight" by your doctor? #CheckInWithMe

I have #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease and probably some other #Undiagnosed #ChronicIllness and have in the past been treated for possible #AutoimmuneDisease (including having been on a med used to treat mild #Lupus or mild #RheumatoidArthritis ). I was wondering if any Mighties who experience chronic #edema in their ankles/feet, maybe have any of the above-listed conditions (or similar ones) and are also overweight, have been treated similarly by doctors? I'm curious about your thoughts. It's frustrating because I can't switch doctors... there aren't many who take my insurance nearby.

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Multiple chronic and mental illnesses - Swollen Feet and Ankles

Decreased mobility in past couple years, but sharp decrease after moving into RV four months ago... sit all day on uncomfortable seat and don’t leave because it’s hard to get out/down the steps and various other reasons. My feet are huge and I assumed it was just weight gain like everywhere else... but it’s definitely swelling and now it’s getting uncomfortable and a little scary.

Any suggestions other than exercise because that’s not going to happen anytime soon. TIA

#Fibromyalgia #Lupus #RheumatoidArthritis #ThyroidDisease #Depression #Anxiety #CPTSD #Childhoodabuseandneglect #edema #Swelling

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Hello! Intro from Jaybee

Hello This is Jaybee I just stumbled onto this pageand looks like I have found a hidden treasure of people I can relate to! I'll give you an idea about my health. I am a #breast cancer late stage #survivor with many side effects that did not end after 1 1/2 years on chemo I had a mastectomy and reconstruction and my lymph nodes removed from the area From my hair to my toes I have a list of problems brought on by high doses of chemo or by removal of #lymph nodes Without enough lymph nodes I swell every day from eyelids to uvala to feet toes thighs calves knees and belly, even armpits! (not all of them everyday or all at once) But every week all areas have swelled at least once My legs turned red while on chemo and got neuropathy they have stayed that way I have chronic pain everyday My ankles/tibia just above foot front on both feet feel like they are in a vice grip and the range of motion is limited I have #stenosis from the neck to the hips and at times this is excrutiating pain I had a steroid shot in Nov.. I have lots more going on; it's hard to remember them all. Having a sense of humor helps #ChemoBrain #BrainLesions #SpinalStenosis#ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Spondylolisthesis #VasculitisSyndromesOfTheCentralAndPeripheralNervousSystems, ,
Other , #graves , #barretts #HairLoss , #Narcolepsy ##Fibromyalgia #bunion #Vasculitis #panninculitis    #limpodermatosclerosis   #edema

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