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A 23-year-old male asked:

I stayed seatted for over a month and my foot was swollen for a few days.now it has some small dark colored areas and my toes feel numb sometimes.

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Dependency: Sitting for long periods of time can make you feet swell. The swelling can cause pressure on the nerves, this can lead to numbness. The discoloration sounds like blood cells and pigment leaking into the tissue causing staining. You need to elevate those legs and flex those muscles. Be evaluated by a professional if this persists.

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