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Played soccer and kicked in ankle. slowly healed but 2 weeks later got kicked same spot. now yellow & swollen. purple is underneath. help me plz. tnx.

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Kicked: This certainly sounds like a deep bruise , especially when you describe the color changes . Ice and nsaids if you can take them will help as will rest . Bruises can turn all sorts of colors as the blood is broken down by enzymes that leaked from broken blood vessels

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