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Toe purple and blue, swelling after surgery. Unable to wear shoes, hurts walking barefoot. Remedy?

I had surgery on 12/5/12 on the fifth digit of nmy right foot . A week ago In returned to my doctor because the pinky toe was purple and blue. He looked at it and said that it looked like I was irrating it. So now I DO NOT try to wrap it in an ace bandage to stop the swelling . I know that he had to pull the nerves apart during surgery (this was my 3rd on this toe). Now I am having pain shooting from time to time through my pinky toe and it is swollen and sore. Everything is fine when I elevate it and put ice on it but once I put my shoes on (which are normal not pointed toes) the pain comes back and walking barefoot hurts. PLEASE HELP ME.
Asked On : Tue, 15 Jan 2013
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Firstly rule out your sugar level .if your HB A1C is not in normal range visit to diabetologist .it may be indication of complications of diabetes .next rule out the filling of vain go detail for dopller.see detail blood report can help to rule out infection as well .consult with orthopaedic also it may be indication of neuropathy .best luck .thanks
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