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A 24-year-old male asked:

My mom broke her ankle in february er put cast on did great job but doc office put one on too tight foot leg swollen for months how long swell last?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O DVT VS RSD: DVT=Blood Clot would cause unilateral foot pain and swelling. . A Doppler US of the lower extremity will define the anatomy. Other conditions to evaluate are LYMPHEDEMA/RSD(REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY). She needs to be reevaluated exam/labs/ankle MRI and bone scan.
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