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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience in 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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in 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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience in Podiatry
Blood pressure: High blood pressure or leg hanging down for long periods are common causes of ankle swelling.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
33 years experience in Podiatry
Many causes: There are many different causes for ankle swelling including poor circulation, congestive heart failure, kidney failure, high blood pressure etc. The ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Need to find cause: Then cause can be addressed. Elevation and compression will help but see physician for evaluation.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Swelling: The term swelling means increased fluid in the area. This can be fluid retention from high blood pressure, heart failure, kidney , thyroid, or other ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Yes : Particularly if they are compressive graduated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: Injury, bad valves in the veins, varicose veins, kidney disease, heart disease.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in 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.

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