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A 30-year-old member asked:

i broke my ankle 3 years ago, hardware installed. stitched from inside out. the outside still opens up occasionally. i wear boots to work every day. i dont have diabetes. when my ankle does close, a pus pocket builds up. what do i do ?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Need to be seen: By the orthopod whom performed the surgery earlier, you can start by seeing your doctor or go to urgent care or ER if you can't reach the surgeons, unfortunately that cannot be handled online,

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