3 days ago Dan's feet became very swelled up with edema (water retention). Soon it spread to his legs and even beyond his knees. His face has also begun to swell. Yesterday evening he felt pretty awful, overall.
We went to the Cancer Center in Maple Grove. The doctor ruled out DVT. She ran an electrocardiogram. It showed an abnormality, but the cardiologist felt like it was nothing. After looking at his last scan results, the doctor suspects the cancer could be pressing on his heart or there could be a blockage in his lymphatic system.
Monday Dan will have an echocardiogram. If there is something affecting his heart he will see a cardiologist. If not, we will see what the doctor decides to do next.
We would really appreciate your prayers for this to be just a blip on the radar, and that Dan will be back to normal in no time.
Dan, Heather, Summer, Samantha, and Emily