A 76-year-old male asked:
My father has swelling pain and redness on the side of his foot.could it be a blood clot? He has history of leg and feet swelling but never redness
1 doctor answer
Dr. Patrick Mckenna answered
13 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Possibly: Blood clot is one of several possible explanations. Might also be cellulitis or vasculitis. Dependent edema from heart failure or venous insufficiency can also cause this. Probably a good idea to have his primary doctor evaluate in person.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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