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ANKLE SWELLING COMES AND GOES AWAY
A 30-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Podiatry
Arthritis: I would need more info, did you injure it in the past. It sound like Arthritis you may have ligament damage
A 31-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Severity: If the swelling is a result of an injury, the severity will determine the length of time. Get it checked out if it remains concerning.
41 years experience Podiatry
Don't know: There is no way to predict how long it will take swelling to go down.
It can be dependent on the type of injury that occurred.
A 16-year-old female asked:
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get a Dx: Have ur parents take u 2 an orthopedic surgeon and b examined ; r-rays done. Then with a DX u can follow the recommended treatment plan. At ur young a ... Read More
28 years experience Podiatry
Figure out: The cause. Is it from deficiency in valves? Or varicose veins? Did you recently sprain your ankle? Any chance you are pregnant?
A 35-year-old member asked:
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: What the cause for the swelling, sprain, ligament injury to the ankle, joint problems’.
Is your standing or sitting down, if there pain in the ankle w ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Podiatry
Ankle swelling: If the ankle swelling is acute it could be from a recent injury. You may want to make sure that there is no fracture or injury to the talar dome withi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
41 years experience Podiatry
Maybe: The increased heat can have an affect on your swelling but what was the original cause and how long has it been going on.
It sounds like you need to ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: How long ago did you sprain it? If it has been only 1 or 2 weeks, give it time. Ice, compression and rest can help. If it has been longer, have the an ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Many possibility: There are many possibilities.
If it is only one ankle think of ankle issues i.E weak ligaments, poor foot alignment these an be addressed by a podi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Podiatry
It depends: Swelling can be due fluid retention and can be due to medical reasons, medications, excess dietary sodium intake, and other reasons. Dealing with tho ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ankle swelling cause: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is common with the following situations: being overweight
blood clot in the leg, calcium channel blockers, increased age ... Read More
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