Patient : Hi there. i'm an insulin dependent diabetic and recently lost my right big toe to osteomylitis. this happened mid december of 2011. the wound has almost healed completely, but for the last 2 to 3 weeks there has been what to me seems like significant drainage, along with some mildly painful swelling in the foot. the discharge is grayish in color and doesn't have a strong odor or anything, but my question is this. is this normal in diabetic amputations? should i go back to the hospital?
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