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A 40-year-old female asked:

Can a swollen foot/ankle be caused by diabetes? just one side everyday for 3 years. not dvt, activity doesn't help.

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Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 43 years experience
Chronic injury: Without more information, it is difficult to make an assessment. This could be a variation in the way your body distributes fat due to a lipoma (focal fat deposit) or it could be due to chronic injury. With a history of diabetes, you may be developing loss of sensation to your foot and hurting it repeatedly. Consult your doctor.
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