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A 24-year-old female asked:

7 weeks after a sprained ankle, the skin on my foot turns bright red after showering (no swelling/inflammation, not painful). what causes this?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: The heat from the water causes the blood vessels to expand and this will create increased blood flow and a red look to the skin

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