Hi Des, I have had the same thing happen to me before. My left foot would swell and not my right. However a few days later my right foot started to swell. I called the doctor she ordered me lasix to get rid of the water but by the time I went in to see her they were both swollen from my knees down and bright red. My feet were HUGE. She said it was inflmation and that no water pill was gonna get rid of it. about 2 weeks later it went away. I also had my old rheumy concerned that I had a blood clot because another time only 1 leg swelled. He didn't do anything and it went away. Anyway those are my 2 experiences. I'm sorry I don't have any answers for ya I just wanted to let you know that it is possible to be a lupus thing and don't be surprised if the other one starts to swell. I actual used a heating pad because it helped the pain in my toes.
I hope ya feel better sooon
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Hi Patty, I think there may be somthing to that. I take triam also. When I have problems and wind up at the hospital they always check out my heart. Because I have pulmonary problems I get CHF somtimes and they say they check for what they call right side heart attacks. I think most wives tales are based on a certain amount of truth.
Des I hope you are resting with your leg propped up. That somtimes help. Let us know if anything changes.
love ya guys
Hi Des, did you call your rheumy yesterday? How's your ankle doing? please let us know when you can.