A 40-year-old female asked:
Severe ankle pain with ankles turning purple! er ruled out blood clot with ultrasound and x-ray.
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Dr. Robert Hadfieldanswered
Podiatry 15 years experience
May Be the Arteries: There are many causes of discoloration of the ankles and feet. Ruling out a blood clot is good but those usually occur in the veins. Having pain and discoloration in the feet and ankles is often due to a decrease in the blood flow. I recommend seeing a vascular specialist in your area for blood flow testing.
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