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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Had foot reconstruction 7 weeks ago. Last pin removed last

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Had foot reconstruction 7 weeks ago. Last pin removed last week..foot blew up with infection..went to A and E had intravenous antibiotics then home with oral antibs..5 days on foot improved but one toe purply red, swollen and painful in part but numb in other. Resting with foot elevated but swelling and redness occurs when I do put pressure on foot.
Hi. We can continue after this if you'd like but I would worry about a circulation problem in that toe. You need to see your doctor right away and have an evaluation of the circulation in the foot.
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