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I have a fracture ankle. Why is my heel red?

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You may have some pooling of blood or swelling due to the fracture.

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You may have some pooling of blood or swelling due to the fracture.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: May be....

Bruising that drained towards your heel.
Could also be from inflammatory response (redness, warmth, swelling) that has developed from the injury. Was your heel injured as well?

In brief: May be....

Bruising that drained towards your heel.
Could also be from inflammatory response (redness, warmth, swelling) that has developed from the injury. Was your heel injured as well?
Dr. Eric Bluman
Dr. Eric Bluman
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