Brown waits on Reid
Southend boss Phil Brown will run the rule over forward Craig Reid ahead of the clash with Dagenham.
The 27-year-old missed Friday's 2-0 victory over Fleetwood with a foot injury and remains doubtful for the clash.
On-loan Watford defender Adam Thompson looks set to miss out with the calf complaint that has kept him on the treatment table since his return from international duty with Northern Ireland Under-21s.
Long-term absentees Julian Bennett and Marc Laird remain sidelined with knee injuries.
Dagenham boss Wayne Burnett will once again be without Gavin Hoyte.
The former Arsenal defender serves the final game of a three-match ban for seeing red against the Shrimpers when the sides met in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.
Goalkeeper Chris Lewington recovered from a back problem in time to play in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Northampton and is he expected to continue in goal on Tuesday.
Burnett has no new injury or suspension concerns and could pick an unchanged side for the clash.