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Fever. Red/purplish tinge, pain, tenderness in legs as result of tight boots. Need Doctor's consultation?

Hi, me left lower leg has turned red/purple after having worn tight Wellington boots. For the last few days I have had high fever and virtually no energy. The pain now goes up most of my leg and is very painful when I walk. The inside of my entire left leg is now also tender to the touch. Is this something that I should be concerned about and see my doctor?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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The description you have provided is very much similar to deep vein thrombosis therefore it is recommended to visit your doctor for immediate check and evaluation and avoid exertion.

Answered: Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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