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What are causes for swollen foot/ankle, no discoloration (male, 53, frequent flier, desk job)? What specialization should I see?
I have a discoloration to my ankles, color is reddish and resembles small pin points..What could it be?
Hemosideran deposit: With a condition we call chronic venous insufficiency, there can be a small amount of blood that can leak out of smaller veins. The blood is absorbed by your body, but the pigment gets left behind. It is like having a very small tattoo, which is permanent. Over time, you can get more and more of these spots and the ankles can take on a "rusty" color. See a doctor for some preventative measures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband broke his ankle several years ago and it has continued to be discolored and the discoloration is growing.It is dry and itches at times. What could be the problem?
I have a discoloration near my ankle. It has a different texture than the rest of the skin. I've had it for a few years now. What could it be?
I fell about 4 hrs ago and ever since my ankle is hurting when I move it in certain ways what do I do there is no discoloration or swelling?
I have had discoloration from my ankle to my feet for the past 2 weeks, it looks like a dark tan. What can this be?
After rolling my ankle a few days ago there is a dull pain and a little discoloration and I don't really want to go to the doctor what should I do?
RICE: Rice stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation. Fairly good ankle braces are available over-the-counter. Discoloration comes from bleeding, either from a torn ligament or a fracture, so don't underestimate this injury. If improving quickly, then home rehab. Focused on range of motion, strengthening and balance are important. Rehab. Programs may be found online on quality medical sites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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