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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Erythema nodosum????: You need to see a rheumatologist. Looka like- erythema nodosum ( painful bumps), rash, arthritis involving ankle --- several infectious and non infect ... Read More

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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
A Doctor can Help: There is no blood test for checking spider bites. But a good physician can take a look at the site of the bug bite and be able to guide you further an ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Rule out blood clot: Given the recent surgery, i would recommend a venous ultrasound to rule out a deep venous thrombosis. Good luck.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: There are multiple potential causes. Since a blood clot can potentially be life threatening, you should be seen to have this ruled out. Thank you fo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Many things: Can cause a swollen ankle but one of the most dangerous is a blood clot in that same thigh or calf muscle. Return to your PCP and discus. A simple son ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Evaluate ASAP.: There is, most certainly, a high degree of suspicion for a blood clot. There are other possibilities, but none with the devastating potential results ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Both may reflect a bug bite on the affected ankle that has sent bite debris up the leg to the lymph node for cleansing.It could also be an early infec ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
That's alot : Going on why not see a doctor. I'm not even sure all those complaints are related.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Try : Rice- rest, ice, compression, elevation.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Chasanov
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen ankle: Hi. The more important question is - why is your ankle swollen? Depending on the cause of the ankle swelling will determine the best way to advice on ... Read More
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