A 42-year-old female asked:
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when should i worry if it appears that a blood vessel in my left calf area has broken?i noticed large bruising around my inside ankle and now swelling

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Now: This should be examined and treated especially with the swelling aspect
Answered on Aug 31, 2014

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