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I had cellulitis on my left leg in 2007.it healed but i still get a swollen ankle. my doctor won't do anything about it. no red/or pain. just annoying?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Second opinion: Swelling after cellulitis should be taken seriously. I suggest a second medical opinion and examination.
Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Venous insufficiency: "Cellulitis" often reflects venous insufficiency, which can also cause ankle swelling? Have you had ultrasound w reflux studies, which shows this problem? Venous insufficiency often easily fixed in Dr. office w local anesthesia. This may be key helping your swelling. Hope this helps

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