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purple ankles and feet

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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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
You need exam: The description you are giving is enough that I would recommend that you get an exam done today. Sometimes low platelets can cause a condition simila ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Time for an exam.: It sounds like there is some damaged tissue. You need to know the extent. After a week, the pain should have reduced, not increased. The safest thing ... Read More
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Car vs foot: Get an evaluation, at a minimum you could have a fracture or severe sprain
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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Could be: Insect bites or allergic reaction as a result of exposure to something like walking in grass or beach. Hard to tell without seeing and based on inform ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Purple spots: Most likely purpura or mild bleeding under skin from the sprain. Should go away with cold compresses, elevation and time.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
This is common: You break small blood vessels and what you are seeing is the color of the blood much like when someone has a black and blue mark. No worries, it goes ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Twila Fickel
33 years experience Podiatry
Reduce salt intake: Salt retention can make ankles swell especially in hot weather. You should also get a check up and make sure your heart and kidneys are working proper ... Read More
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

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