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What wrong wit. My foot an ankle i had lazer done ten weeks

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What wrong wit. My foot an ankle i had lazer done ten weeks ago.an wit past four weeks i have terrible discomfort in my foot soreness tingling.an swelled a bit ? Anne

Submitted: 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Ken replied 2 years ago.
Hello,

I am Dr Ken and I will be helping you today.

May I know the reason for laser treatment {was it for fungal infection at the toe}?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.


no , i had my various veins removed in that leg on 8 feb. Last .and it was not too bad then. But. Got v bad in last six weeks .thank u Anne

Expert:  Ken replied 2 years ago.
Anne,

Complications due to laser are not common. Before putting it on laser I would like to rule out other causes like - thrombosis of veins {as there is associated swelling}/ irritation of the small nerves {diabetes, vitamin deficiency/ pinching at the spine level}/ reduced blood flow to the foot {atherosclerosis}.

physical evaluation along with few investigations like x ray for foot/ color doppler study and blood tests would give us more answers.

Till than - Motrin should reduce discomfort/ raise the leg whenever possible, raise the leg part of your bed.

Wish you well.

Best

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

 




thank u f answer what is motrim? Never heard it here in Ireland.thank f advice Anne

Expert:  Ken replied 2 years ago.
Motrin contains Ibuprofen {pain reliever}.

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