Pain and Swelling of legs

Sir/mam,my mother is suffering from leg and heel pain from past 10 years.the pain has increased gradually in these years.the leg use to swell when it pains.she has done all the tests that doctors asked.two doctors adviced her to opt for urethra surgery as it can cause cancer. She also feels burning sensation while urinating. She is going through a lot of pain and the medication is not doing any good. Please help. If you want to see the tests result then i can provide it to you
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Dr. Navya G
General Physician Bangalore
Burning sensation while urinating is usually caused if dehydrated or in UTI urinary tract infection. Have more fluids like ors, tender coconut water, fruit juices especially cranberry juice is found to be helpful in UTI. Get urine test done, if you have got t done then u can send the reports, depending on that whether antibiotics needed can be said. According to details you have mentioned Leg n heel pain with swelling can be because of overweight. It can be reduced by foot end elevation while sleeping, avoid standing for long duration, hot fomentation. You can try acupuncture even. Leg swelling n pain is seen in deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis, peripheral vascular diseases. Patient needs to get vascular doppler done if swelling and pain persists even after taking medication. Please consult general surgeon/vascular surgeon once.
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