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What causes leakage of fluid from ankles and foot?

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

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
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.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Regards.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Praveen-Tayal


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What causes leakage of fluid from ankles and foot?

Brief Answer: Can be an infection. Detailed Answer: Hello, 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. In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out. Wishing you good health. Regards. Dr. Praveen Tayal. For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Praveen-Tayal