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In the last 6 months i have started experience severe edema which is worse in my legs and feet. At times my skin appears visibly red and I feel like I have a sunburn. It gets worse as the day goes on.

My doctor has run many tests to rule out heart, liver, kidney disease. They have all been normal with the exception of a borderline low albumin level which she attributes to my vegetarianism.

The only other factor is that I am 1 year post total thyroidectomy for cancer and I'm taking a huge dose of synthroid every day.

Could my symptoms be caused by allergies? Can anybody suggest anything for relief? Thanks