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La Pine, OR
A 63-year-old female asked:

Hip 2 foot leg pain, sometimes foot turns ice cold. broke knee cap years ago, not diabetic, not over weight. cause for concern?

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Dr. Meir Marmor
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Go see a doctor: Pain that radiates from hip 2 toes is usually caused by a pathology above the hip. Your patella (knee cap) fracture, most likely, has nothing to do with this pain. Your back is a likely candidate, but your history of heart disease and the fact that your foot turns cold, makes me think of a vascular (arterial) cause for your pain. I would definitely recommend you see a doctor to begin a workup.
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