A 25-year-old female asked:
i sprained my ankle a month ago. still limping it's not weight bearing still swollen red patches on my leg dead blood in foot entire leg goes numb
1 doctor answer
Dr. Nancy Kaplan answered
33 years experience Podiatry
Consider CRPS: Dear Amanda, Your symptoms are not typical of normal sprain healing. Pain out of proportion with color and sensation changes in the limb could represent complex regional pain syndrome or reflex sympathetic dystrophy. These conditions respond well to early treatment. Best Wishes.
Answered on Jul 17, 2016
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