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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Swollen, black and blue toes and ankle near arch, rug burn on shin, numb to touch. History of fall. X-ray showed no breaks. Advice

I fell down the stairs 2 weeks ago broke my second and third toe on left foot. Went to er took X-rays no visible breaks but next day my two toes are swollen black n blue along with my ankle on top and where arch is! I got rug burned on my shin now my shin hurts bad and is swollen ankle and it is numb to touch . I am worried I broke more than my toes
Sat, 14 Sep 2013
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your symptoms look like vascular compromise above the ankle
kindly visit an Ortho and dorsalis pedis artery pulse shd be looked for
I would advise MRI of lower leg and ankle for evaluation
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