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can prednisone cause ankle swelling

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Inflammation: Sounds like inflammation. Must search for cause. Rule out food sensitivity. About 10 percent of population can be sensitive to nightshades, about 30-4 ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
Standing up: if you are standing up too long this could also impact your ankle and foot joints and cause swelling. Also depending on the type of shoes you wear. If ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Testosterone: Both hgh and testosterone can cause ankle swelling.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
Blood pressure: High blood pressure or leg hanging down for long periods are common causes of ankle swelling.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: If the ankle area is burned otherwise it should not.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience Podiatry
Yes: A sunburn causes trauma to the skin and can cause swelling.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Injury, blood clots
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: That would be very atypical but i never say never. However, it is unlikely without any other symptoms. If concerned, see your doc. Prednisone can oc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Yes gout can cause swelling to the joints.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Leg swelling, definitely from fluid accumulation; abdominal swelling - from fat accumulation or a GI perforation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
It can: Peripheral edema is a common side effect.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Southerland
37 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Swollen ankles with "joint pain" may be due to several forms of arthritis. Most commonly degenerative joint disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis. However ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
It should not: Indomethacin is designed to reduce swelling.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee swelling: Consider degenerative arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, synovitis, effusion, impinging tissues such as meniscal tears, acl tear, or loose body. Check w ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
An injury: Is most likely but in the absence of a traumatic event, it could be a systemic or infectious sign that warrants attention
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
19 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If the burn is bad enough it can cause swelling just like any other kind of burn.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Arthritis in the foot or ankle joints not only hurt, but can be filled with excess fluid and seen as swelling. This is often referred to as an "effus ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
If you have allergy: To the numbing medicine used during an epidural. If your tongue swells and you have hard time breathing, go to the er. If the symptom is mild, it will ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Kail
27 years experience Podiatry
Possibly: It is possible if you are extremely allergic to ketoconazole, however, it is not likely to cause severe edema.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
No: No, that's not a known possible side effect. Swollen feet and ankles is possibly from another reason. Please see a doctor if you're concerned about ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: Unlikely but it is a poor product associated with occasional life threatening side effects. I urge you to stop using it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Many things: There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the foot and leg. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with swelling ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Perfect Storm: You have just described joint inflammation. This is your body's reaction to some sort of irritation to the joint. (Infection, trauma, the like)
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