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Can running cause ankle to swell

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling of leg: If the leg swelling is recurrent and subsides overnight but reoccurs later in the day, I would be suspicious of chronic vein damage which might be an ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shin splints likely: Make sure you are wearing a reasonable running shoe that fits well. A sudden increase in distance and/or running intensity can harken shin splints whi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Ankle pain: There may be some cartilage damage which can be determined by mri. It may be as simple as a biomechanical problem which can be corrected with a runnin ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Aleve if tolerated.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Figuring out the : Cause of the ankle pain is crucial particularly if you want to run again. For immediate discomfort rest, ice , compression or bracing and elevation. A ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Running and ankle: pain. There are a number of POSSIBILITIES and you need to see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. One POSSIBILITY is Osgood-Schlatters disease. H ... Read More
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Dr. Ankur Dharia
20 years experience Podiatry
First, stop running.: Firstly, i would advise to stop offending activity. Based on your question, there are an armory of possibilities for your discomfort. I would consult ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
First, be sure you: have the correct diagnosis..i.e. tendinitis and not a stress fracture. If you have excessive pronation, chronic posterior tibialis tendinitis often re ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Tort-Saade
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cracking: Don't keep cracking. There is usually no problem in crepitant in a joint. The repeating "sport" of cracking a joint is not good for you. Just stop doi ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You did not ask a question. If you have pain then you should consider seeing an orthopedist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Sprain?: If you can continue to weight bear without much pain, the chances are it is a simple sprain. However inflammation sets in about 6-12 hrs post injury a ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you have stiff: ankles because you did not warm up and stretch enough prior to heavy exercise. Even at your age, warm up and stretching are vital to maximizing athle ... Read More
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