swollen lower legs ankles. I can sink my fingers into my legs.

Question

i,m hiv viral load Undetectable cd4 480.My lower legs are always swollen and tight,ankles also swollen.If i press my fingers against my leg they sink right in and it hurts.

Answer

You need to have an evaluation for kidney, lover, heart, and nutrition related problems. Also sometimes pressure or swelling in the pelvic/abdomen can obstruct blood/lymph flow contributing to the pitting edema problem you describe. KH