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Cut my ankle ad about 2 ago shaving I ave kept it clean and for the most paet it looked ok untill 3 days ago when it started to turn red and swolle?

Cut my ankle ad about 2 ago shaving I ave kept it clean and for the most paet it looked ok untill 3 days ago when it started to turn red and swolle?

Infection: Any cut that becomes red swollen and tender is most likely infected see if position in person to evaluate and treat this in the next 24 hours

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I have a cut near my ankle and if I move my foot my cut hurts?

I have a cut near my ankle and if I move my foot my cut hurts?

Wash it: With soap and water, if you have antibiotic ointment, apply and place a bandaid on it. If it is not deep do not worry. If you cut it with metal or something of the sort you need to check your tetanus history.

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I have a rash right above my ankle, I had two little cuts on my ankle that itched & over the past two weeks is has become a rash that itches horribly.

I have a rash right above my ankle, I had two little cuts on my ankle that itched & over the past two weeks is has become a rash that itches horribly.

Rash from scratching: I suspect that the rash (at least in part) is probably from your scratching that area which itches you. So have you tried either covering it to make it more difficult to scratch, put some moisturizing cream on to tone down the itch, or something over the counter such as Bacteen which has a temporary cooling/numbning effect? Your doctor can prescribe more potent creams to get you to not scratch it

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I cut my leg about 2" below my knee and got 7 stitches. Why is my ankle swelling every day and its all squishy also?

I cut my leg about 2" below my knee and got 7 stitches. Why is my ankle swelling every day and its all squishy also?

Get it checked out: Whenever there is an injury you will get swelling in the healing process. Make sure there are no signs of infection. You should also be checked by your regular doc or podiatrist to evaluate the stitches and wound.

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Hi, just noticed some red/purple dots on my feet and ankles, highest one is on my calf, they are on both feet, and one has cut open, no pain, ?

Hi, just noticed some red/purple dots on my feet and ankles, highest one is on my calf, they are on both feet, and one has cut open, no pain, ?

Could be: Insect bites or allergic reaction as a result of exposure to something like walking in grass or beach. Hard to tell without seeing and based on information provided. If this persists see dermatologist.

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I cut the top of my foot a week ago am on antibiotics as its in but me foot is really swollen up to my ankle how long should it take to reduce?

I cut the top of my foot a week ago am on antibiotics as its in but me foot is really swollen up to my ankle how long should it take to reduce?

Cellulitis: If your swelling is increasing or unchanged after 3-4 days on antibiotics then you may need a stronger or different type of antibiotic to treat the bacteria. Also depending on the degree and location of the swelling, you may need more intervention than just local antibiotics. You should call your doctor and describe the symptoms.

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I had intramedullary nailing in tibia. I can't fell the touch on area around ankle. Is it possible surgeon cut a nerve accidentally? Will it b a problem?

Hard to say: There can be a number of potential causes, and because of that the prognosis varies. I would certainly let your surgeon know so he/she can pursue the specific cause of your symptoms as soon as possible.