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Vancouver, WA
A 56-year-old female asked:

I suffer severe leg and foots cramps at night. woke up to a very painful red/ purple toe. painful to touch or walk on. no injury as i was in bed. ?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Be seen: I would certainly recommend you be seen. Among potential considerations such as arterial insufficiency, or potentially inflammatory or infectious causes. An exam would go a long way in determining the likely cause.
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