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Dr. Justin Esterberg
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Go to the ER: Assuming you did not injury the ankle. This could indicate an infection of the ankle. It is advised to go to the er and be evaluated and they can de ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Could be a few: Things, from infection to a synovitis. As the other doctor said, if you have a fever or chills or just are feeling sick, go to the er in case it's an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
23 years experience Podiatry
Yes...too long...: Your results should be back within a day or 2 after the procedure. Call the doctor who ordered your test.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Way: To long. Call doctors office and get results then ask why you didnt hear from them.
Dr. Steven Bernstein
32 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Ankle fx: Yes should have results 24 hours.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Ct scan: These are questions you should ask of your treating physician
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: First get the scan done so you doctor can evaluate the bone structure and then discuss the treatment options for the problem.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
23 years experience Podiatry
Doctor's order...: Typically, you will need a physician's order to have a ct scan performed. The order will indicate what part of the ankle is to be examined, will give ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
No drink: But you may have to have an injection of a contrast material.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
21 years experience Radiology
MRI: Mri is much better for visualizing the soft tissue structures such as ligaments and tendons.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
21 years experience Podiatry
Nerve disorders: Any kind of nerve impingement/encroachment by bones or arthritic changes around the Lumbo-Sacral nerve plexus (Lower Lumbar spine and Sacrum) might ca ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Eric Stansby
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Fluid around the ankle joint is probably caused by trauma to the joint. A septic joint will be red, swollen, hot to touch, very painful, and possibly ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't tell.: Based on the info all i know is that you have some joint fluid in your ankle. That alone is not an indication for surgery.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
AVN: Is always the main concern of talus fractures so play it safe and be non weight bearing.
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