Discoloration of feet and swollen toes post surgery

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Last seen: 4 years 1 month ago
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Joined: 04/03/2010 - 7:19pm
Discoloration of feet and swollen toes post surgery

I had a Laminotomy and L4-5 Discectomy 5 weeks ago .Approximately 2 weeks after surgery bothe feet became discolored and 2 toes on each foot became very swolen .

Has anyone else experienced this problem and if so how was it treated ?

Last seen: 2 years 7 months ago
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Joined: 06/23/2008 - 8:45pm
Are they purple?

My husband has had this happen and ended up having a blood clot in his leg.

I really am not trying to scare you but you may want to see a doctor about this right away.

Last seen: 6 months 2 weeks ago
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Joined: 10/16/2009 - 5:38am
I agree

See a doctor. It sounds like something could be being constricted.
Better to be safe than sorry.

Last seen: 3 weeks 16 hours ago
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Joined: 10/03/2009 - 6:56pm

Please let us know what your doctor says.
I would call your doctor to let him know what's going on. If he doesn't respond, it may be worth a trip to the ER just to be sure nothing wrong.