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The stitch is on the inside of my ankle and my heel swelled up and its blue in color and very painful. What do I do?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
6 doctors agree
In brief: See doctor
If you have angrier suture and have a blue painful area it is an emergency and you should be seen immediately.
It could be a number of acute problems which need to be evaluated and treated.

In brief: See doctor
If you have angrier suture and have a blue painful area it is an emergency and you should be seen immediately.
It could be a number of acute problems which need to be evaluated and treated.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Jay Ryan
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See your surgeon
As soon as possible.

In brief: See your surgeon
As soon as possible.
Dr. Jay Ryan
Dr. Jay Ryan
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Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: When was it put in?
Need to know why the stitch was placed around the ankle in the first place.
Was there an injury that was repaired? In that case the most likely cause is that the bleeding from that injury has travelled downhill from your ankle and made it bluish colored, the pain would be because of swelling most likely. But what i need to know is if you have had surgery, why, other medical conditions you have.

In brief: When was it put in?
Need to know why the stitch was placed around the ankle in the first place.
Was there an injury that was repaired? In that case the most likely cause is that the bleeding from that injury has travelled downhill from your ankle and made it bluish colored, the pain would be because of swelling most likely. But what i need to know is if you have had surgery, why, other medical conditions you have.
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Dr. Ario Kiarash
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