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causes of achilles tendon blister

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Get Evaluated: The cause of the blisters needs to be determined. Causes could be things such as local areas of friction or excessive swelling in the extremity. An ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Callahan
23 years experience Podiatry
Calf muscles: The gastrocnemius and soleal muscles become the achilles' tendon at the myotendinous junction. If these muscles are tight you will feel it in the achi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Same as any surgery: Some times people get post op infections. There are a few different reasons how or why this could happen. There is normal bacteria on skin and they ca ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
23 years experience Podiatry
Depends: there are several things it could be. It depends on what your symptoms are. It could be a spur on the back of the heel or it could be an inflammation ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Pain, swelling : To the achilles, maybe weakness in plantar flexing the foot.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Pain: Pain with active and passive range of motion to your great toe. There may also be pain to the back of your ankle or pain with plantarflexing of your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Torn or inflamed?: If torn it will not flex & stays in a somewhat extended position. It also causes a limp since it is involved in push off. Hurts when it happens & may ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
31 years experience Pharmacology
Quinolones: The family of antibiotics known as quinolones (cipro, levaquin, (levofloxacin) avelox) are associated with an increased incidence of tendinitis and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: Trauma, cortisone, week end athletes, certain systemic conditions.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
Trauma/age: Pttd or tear is very common in females. It is usually due to activities, flat foot, shoe gear and possible hormonal changes and pregnancies. The reaso ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Kennedy
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Time 4 medical eval.: If you felt a sharp pain and / or a pop in your calf as you pushed off with your leg, or if you have pain, swelling or bruising in your posterior calf ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not clear: If you mean that Achilles tendonitis our pump over the Achilles causing pain, our rupture of the Achilles tendon. All of these problems attribute to s ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
Tenosynovitis: Tenosynovitis means inflammation of the internal lining/membrane of a tendon. The Flexor Hallucis Longus or Flexor Digitorum longus tendons run along ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Pretty obvious: Pain, swelling and/or a palpable knot in back of the ankle may indicate tearing of the achilles tendon. If it is a complete rupture or tear, you will ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflammation: Achilles tendonitis is a condition of irritation and inflammation of the large tendon in the back of the ankle. Achilles tendonitis is a common injury ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several: Pain, swelling, difficulty walking.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Most commonly it: Is from a foreceful motion with a sudden change in direction which applies a torque to the tendon. Examples are a sudden change in direction when pla ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If it causes: You to walk differently there may be some effect....but that high up and in the back should not...
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Less is More.: Plantar fascia tears can be painful. Treatment with ice, rest and elevation are part of the recovery. Non weight bearing may be necessary for a few d ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Many peroneal tears can be treated with rest, bracing or other forms of temporary immobilization plus a rehabilitation program. Surgery can be utilize ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly Levaquin (levofloxacin): There have been reports of a very small percentage of people taking Levaquin (levofloxacin) who have developed tendonitis and Achilles tendon tears or ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Any bursitis will cause local swelling. Other signs of inflammation that may be seen locally include redness heat and pain.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. Pain in your ankle wouldn't be attributed to plantar fasciitis. I would suggest evaluation by a po ... Read More

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