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Why is my leg bruising up after severe ankle sprain?

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Dr. Daniel Farber
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Blood

Blood travels and spreads around the area of injury.
It can go down all the way to the toes and if you've been elevating the leg, it can track upwards as well. Nothing to worry about. It will turn several pretty colors before it's done.

In brief: Blood

Blood travels and spreads around the area of injury.
It can go down all the way to the toes and if you've been elevating the leg, it can track upwards as well. Nothing to worry about. It will turn several pretty colors before it's done.
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