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On dialysis for kidney failure. Infection on the toe. Using knee walker and walking with a cast. Any advice?

I am in kidney failure, in dialysis . I have nephrology in both feet 2 months ago I had an infection in my left big toe . They wanted To amputate but I manage to get rid of the infection. I have been walking with a cast to avoid pressure on my toe and Also been using a knee walker. I can t still stand on my foot. The big toe is very tender, I have new skin on that toe. Is this the nephrology that causing this pain, the toe is not swollen or red so I don t think it s infection...//
Asked On : Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Hi and thanks for the question. I suspect you mean 'Neuropathy' when u say 'Nephrology in both feet'. Are you diabetic? If so, neuropathy is not unusual to have.Are you sure you have cleared the infection entirely, since you still have pain in ur toe. Please get it checked out by your treating physician/ surgeon ASAP. Regards. RB
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