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A 50-year-old female asked:

Hi. i broke my knee and now after 1 month, the plaster cast is removed but my leg keeps swelling even my foot has swelled and my skin is darker than usual, is this a part of the healing process or is it a problem? what the reason can be?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Does your attending MD know about the leg & foot swelling? I'm concerned about a blood clot in a vein. A leg ultrasound to check for phlebitis is indicated. Inform your MD or consult a vascular surgeon ASAP
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