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... months of a lot of pain and my foot turning red then purple just as yours, I was diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. I had all the classic signs of this disease and my Dr. and Physical Therapist missed it. ... (4 replies)
... ood progress so far as far as range of motion and strength go. They haven't been focusing on weightbearing so much. I was just told to shift my weight from one foot to the other, which I can do only on carpeted surfaces. ... (4 replies)
... hey, i had ankle fusion surgery done almost 8 months ago on both ankles. recovery had been going well, but over the last week or so the right foot has been turning purple/grey whenever i stand up. immediately after sitting down and putting my leg up it goes away. it does feel as though it's slightly 'tingly' as well. but i think the thing that concerns me is that it's only the... (3 replies)

... I actually called to schedule an appointment because my other physical therapist got to see the amazing technicolor foot and he said he's never seen anything that looks like that before and it looked like circulation was being cut off at some point. ... (4 replies)
... Keep in mind that you are the patient, the doctor and nurse are not suffering with a purple foot, you are. Be persistant until it gets looked at. If it continues to happen and even worsen over the weekend, call first thing Monday and get in there. ... (4 replies)
... but i might fill a tub with hot water and put my foot in that? ... (3 replies)
... Yep! Hot water in a tub will work! That's how I always soaked my stitches after my foot/ankle surgery. c: If it's happening as often as you say it is, I would head down to Urgent Care/Emergency Room. I wouldn't leave it untreated for two weeks if it were me! And yes, it's awful. I agree completely! (3 replies)
... I'd give the Dr.'s office a call and talk about it. Sounds like there may a circulatory problem when your foot has weight on it. What do you have to lose with just a phone call! ... (4 replies)
Cast to Boot
Apr 2, 2015
... mine were closed and had only a few scabs left when that was done and I think I got the markings for this foot off. I can't remember lines for incisions although I'm sure they were there. ... (9 replies)
... You have to remember that anytime someone has surgery and is on crutches their foot will turn purple. THis happens all the time. So just because she's been on crutches for 3 mos and her foot turns purple it doesn't mean she has CRPS. ... (4 replies)
... I know it is normal for my foot to turn purple after pttd surgery but how long is it before it will stop turning purple when my foot is down? ... (16 replies)
... I had to keep it up constantly for about 5 months and I think that's common with foot injuries. It just takes a long time unfortunately! ... (7 replies)
... I am 11 days out from complete flat foot reconstruction surgery....... ... (5 replies)
... and they had a cancellation and could see me right away, so I went in for a second opinion. And I am not sure it was worth my time. She looked at my foot and said well it is not what I would have done but it does not look bad. ... (19 replies)
... At 8 days post op, your foot should still be elevated all the time. It is way to soon to have your foot down. It takes quite a while before it stops turning color. It probably took a good month before my foot stopped turning purple. ... (13 replies)
... different docs and different opinions. Her foot would turn purple, etc. She is on Lyrica which has helped greatly. But she still has pain after walking for an hour or being on her feet all day. ... (4 replies)
... exactly what happened to me. in fact this flushing caused instant pain if i were to put my foot down for the first month atleast! i simply could not do it even with pain pills for the first 2 weeks so i had to get out of bed in stages. ... (3 replies)
... I was hit head on in 1987 on my motorcycle and shattered my left calcaneus. After 3 years and 2 surgeries they finally did a triple arthrodesis they fused my foot and put 3 pins in it. It took about 6 years to heal all together. ... (10 replies)
... hi walleye. sorry this has dragged on. is it possible after these 4 months, with your foot still turning purple etc, i just wonder if it would help greatly to cut yourself off cold turkey again and go back to bed for 2 solid weeks, putting the foot OVER your head? ... (38 replies)
... I have very limited motion in my toes and I don't have full feeling, almost like when your foot falls asleep. The surgeon wasn't concerned at this point seeing as I did have some feeling. Said it was due to the swelling. ... (3 replies)


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