A 28-year-old female asked:
I hit my leg below my knees was swollen. i put ice and wrapped it with a bandage for a week. now i look at my foot on the side of my foot is purple?
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Podiatry 29 years experience
Bandaging can do: that. I find this happens often wafter doing surgery on one part of the foot and after removing the bandage there is purple in another part of the foot. I think the bandaging possibly causes blood vessels to break or leak and the blood spilling causes the black and blue marks. No worries should disappear soon.
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Last updated Dec 27, 2015
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