Injury or infection of the ankle is usually unilateral, but can be bilateral. Injury or infection is often, in the early stages, limited to either the foot or the ankle, but may spread to each other. Swelling due to trauma usually is localized to the injured area (for example, ankle sprain or plantar fasciitis in the foot); in some instances, the swollen skin area may be damaged by abrasion , laceration, or bruised. Pain usually accompanies traumatic foot or ankle injury. Some infections of the foot or ankle may show localized swelling due to abscess formation (tight smooth skin, warm, and sometimes oozing pus) while other infections (cellulitis) show generalized swelling and warm skin, often with redness of the skin. Pain often is present where infection is located.
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I had an allergic reaction to a chemical in *product name removed* that I used on my mustache (directly above my lip) a couple of years ago. Immediately after use, my lips and entire mouth area became incredibly swollen due to the allergic reaction (puffy, itchy, red, and yellow pus present)… ever since then I have noticed one side of my face is slightly puffier still, and not as defined as the other side of my face… is there anything I can do about this? Please advise, as it has been causing me severe psychological distress – to specify the asymmetry caused: puffier upper left cheek, puffier left side of lip than usual, and less defined jaw line – all relative to the right side of my face. Please advise as soon as possible. Thank you,
Asymmetrical being (22 years old)