A 23-year-old female asked:
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what can be reasons for top of foot to not heal after 3 surgeries for torn ligament? bumps on bottom of foot that itch. dr suggests another surgery...

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
LIgament surgery: Infection, instability, blood flood, poor nutrition (albumin, pre-albumin, etc), smoking, alcohol, etc.
Answered on Sep 6, 2013
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Torn ligament: There are many reasons for poor healing . Speak openly with your surgeon for the best guidance. The itchy bumps may be athlete's foot - see your podiatrist for that as well . Good luck to you.
Answered on Sep 6, 2013
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
top of foot can B affected by my co-morbidities and treatments. diabetics, PVD, along with multiple periods of casting.
Sep 6, 2013

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