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I have just figured out that I have had flexor retinaculum on my left foot for approx. 2 months. ?

I have not had an injury; I am overweight and diabetic. It has caused me to limp for several weeks and tonight there is a nickel size swelling and redness at the site. I have seen several suggested treatments incl., ice, heat, rest, compression, nsaids but have seen no reference to redness and swelling. Do you think I've developed a cellulitis? Thank you for your attention.

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I am not sure based on the infromation you have provided. The flexor retinaculum is a normal part of your ankle anatomy. It is what hold the tendons around the ankle in place, so not sure what that is. It is possible possibly a strain of the ligaments in the area. If it is a musculoskeletal strain, then I would suggest getting a physical therapist to check it out,

If its cellulitis and you have diabetes then you are in trouble and need to get yourself off to the doc right now!

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