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A 60-year-old male asked:

I am a diabetic, hypertion, ischaemic heart disease . 5 years back stenting done. rl 5 toe amputated. i walk a small distance right leg swelling.why?

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Dr. Robert Valins
Podiatry 44 years experience
Cellulitis/DVT: May have dvt/blood clot or infection if leg red. Possible venous insufficiency. Consult podiatrist.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
With your medical : History, you are a high risk patient and hence this question should be posed to one of your treating doctors. Either your internist or vascular doctor. Do not delay a doctors visit.

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Last updated Sep 6, 2013

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