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What causes leakage of fluid from ankles and foot?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practicing since :1994

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Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: ankle and foot fluid leaking
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can be an infection.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting your query.
Leakage of fluid from ankle and foot can be due to excessive swelling of the foot. This can be due to an infection like cellulitis or cardiac or renal problem or extreme inflammation. A direct examination and a few tests are needed to find out the exact cause. You can upload a photo of the foot and ankle for a better evaluation.
I hope this answers your query.
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Wishing you good health.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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