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have you had tests for lymphedema?
you need to have tests to check for lymphatic blockage
otherwise a fracture so long ago should not lead to repeated cellulitis
the fact that this develops after you put pressure on the leg is also significant
the lymph from the intra-cellular area flows out through lymph channels which are like veins
these can be blocked or impaired during any injury to the leg or any other part of the body
this can lead to impairment of lymphatic flow
this may be a possible cause of your repeated cellulitis
you need tests like
Lymphoscintigraphy Duplex Ultrasound
discuss these tests with your doctor
an MRI is not sufficient
the excess cupping can be due to lymph collection
discuss with your doctor about lymphatic blockage and these two tests
if lymphatic blockage is found, this can be corrected with special therapies which your doctor can advise for you
this can lead to a solution for you
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discuss this with him
if you bring up some differential diagnoses, then you will get a better informed discussion
this will enable you to get a better response from your doctor
hope this leads to a solution for you
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hello do you have any further questions?