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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I have a DVT behind my left knee I am on anticoagulants my

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I have a DVT behind my left knee I am on anticoagulants my leg is swollen but today my foot is very swollen and. Very sore it’s very red and sore what should I do

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This sounds like you've developed a case of cellulitis--skin infection around the foot

No specific cause for that although sometimes it starts from a scratch/break in the skin

You need to have your doctor check this out since you'll need a course of oral antibiotics for it

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No thank you I was afraid I had another clot thank you very much

No--not another clot

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