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Have pain in ankle, leg, redness, spike pain going up leg when walking, warm to touch didn't injure ankle, but hurt ribs bout 2-3 months ago,

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In brief: Hot,painful leg

You should see a physician asap since this may be phleibitis or a blood clot in the leg.

In brief: Hot,painful leg

You should see a physician asap since this may be phleibitis or a blood clot in the leg.
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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The symptoms you are feeling in your leg (pain, warmth to touch, etc) is characteristic of a blood clot in the leg and is a serious medical issue.
Blot clots in the leg can cut off crucial blood supply to the lower extremity resulting in tissue injury and possible loss of a limb. Go to the emergency room. (pain and warmth that has gradually increased over time can alos be arthritic pain, however it is better to be safe than sorry - get it checked out urgently).

In brief: The

The symptoms you are feeling in your leg (pain, warmth to touch, etc) is characteristic of a blood clot in the leg and is a serious medical issue.
Blot clots in the leg can cut off crucial blood supply to the lower extremity resulting in tissue injury and possible loss of a limb. Go to the emergency room. (pain and warmth that has gradually increased over time can alos be arthritic pain, however it is better to be safe than sorry - get it checked out urgently).
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