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Pain in foot and knee post tattoing on foot - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   what are the signs of a lef infection
User :   leg
User :   i got a tattoo on my foot thursday and my leg, specially knee has had sharp pains shooting up and down it since then
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   is it hardened
User :   nothing is red or swollen and maybe i am being paranoid but could there be some "deep" infection that i don't see
User :   not hardened
User :   the tatto is righ over a foot vien
User :   vein
Doctor :   with raise in temperature around it
Doctor :   painfull
User :   no temp raise, but sharp pains up and down the leg
User :   i cant see any outside changes or symptoms but i am worried about something "deeper" that i might not see
Doctor :   shooting from the site
User :   if that could be the case
User :   shooting up and down it
User :   shooting up and down the leg..... sometimes from the foot, sometimes from the knee
Doctor :   have you taken tt recently
User :   could it be a deep infection or would there be outside symptoms
User :   i took some pain med yesterday
User :   could it be a deep infection or would there be outside symptoms
Doctor :   first it creeps as superficial then to deep
User :   i have been scaring myself reading online things about leg blood clots killing people
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