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Sparks, NV
A 25-year-old female asked:

My foot is cold to the touch after i fell on it a month ago. swollen, not going down. pain going up the back of the leg feels like goes numb?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
More info needed: Does the swelling go down if you keep foot elevated? What was the nature of the injury? Your symptoms could be from injury to the vascular supply to or from the foot or from nerve injury or chronic inflammation. You need to have evaluation by orthopaedic doctor or podiatrist as chronic swelling may make damage worse.
Last updated Jan 16, 2015

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