A 22-year-old female asked:
After my foot surgery, i had a fiberglass cast for 3 wk. my surgery was 8 months ago. could the cast have caused darker spots on my skin. still there.
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes: The cast may have pressed on the skin and caused some some bleeding under the skin. If you are really concerned please consult with your family physician. There is nothing like a visual exam to make an accurate diagnosis.
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Last updated Aug 22, 2017
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