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Ankle has chronic swelling, black areas under ankle bone, now painful

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I'm 65 yo male and have had chronic swelling in my left ankle for 10 years or so. The last few years, black areas have developed under the ankle on both sides.

I wear 20-30 mm Hg support socks, which help a lot with the swelling.

Now the black area on the inside of my foot is painful, as if there's an infection there.

Need treatment recommendation.
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