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Purple ankle

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
If it : Is from venous stasis hyper pigmentation you can try applying zinc oxide. It may lighten it up. Not sure you'll get it to go away completely. And you ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen Joints: It could be traumatic injury. Contact your office manager to figure it out.
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Insect control : You may to contact an insect/ rodent control agency, can't really judge on what happened to your coworker
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes or blood vessels: Numbness could be due to nerve damage, but turning purple may mean there's an interruption in blood flow. Weakness and pain may be associated. See y ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Farber
24 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Unlikely: It's unlikely that it's cracked (broken). However you could have a nerve condition call crps ( formerly rsd) where a nerve responds abnormally to an i ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle: Discoloration of ankle would most commonly be associated with trauma. Ankle sprain or damage to ligaments would cause this. Vascular problems can turn ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
See ankle specialist: For evaluation and diagnosis. Then you can get proper treatment.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Specific picture.: Somethings just can't be evaluated without actually seeing the issue at hand. I fear that this is one of them. Randomly occurring skin discolorations ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dewey Jones iv
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle sprain: Most likely an ankle sprain. Use Rest, Ice, compression, and Elevation for a few days.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Benign: If well circumscribed, With well defined margin, Uniform color= lesions are benign. If not spreading or growing in size and not associated with Joint ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Bruise: It sounds like you have injured the ankle & created bruising & swelling. I would use ice, elevation and compression. If not better in a couple of day ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Scarring: and skin discoloration can be lightened with many different types of natural products. There are also some prescription creams that can help. If you ... Read More

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