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A 50-year-old female asked:

Went to er 4 nights ago (thursday) w/ sprained ankle. followed up next morning w/ podiatrist-told to wear aircast - 4 weeks. toes tingling called pcp, told to elevate & ice foot. foot gets cold when not icing down. what type of dr to see next?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
NMS: But it appears that your air cast may have been too tight thus cutting off circulation to your feet. See orthopedist if podiatrist can't help you.

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Last updated Feb 25, 2018

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