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i got hit in the shin with a softball and now my ankle is swollen

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If there is continued pain and swelling after an injury there could be a fracture. Treatment is based on the exact injury... getting seen in person o ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Blood has leaked: blood from injury in your shin has leaked into your ankle causing the bruising and swelling. You can discuss with your physician about trying to iden ... Read More
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Dr. Shivinder Deol
45 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Ace: Rest, ice, elevate & ace bandage.
A female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 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
A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Photosensitivity: What is said here seems like you have photosensitivity, as the symptoms prolonging you might want to make sure you do not have any underlying conditon ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Ice it: If the injury occured within 24 hours otherwise i would recommend hot compresses. Antiinflammatories can be of benefit if not contraindicated. If pain ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jerry Huang
19 years experience Hand Surgery
If : If you still have pain and residual swelling from an injury 3 weeks ago, you should see your physician and obtain an x-ray of your leg and ankle to ma ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Thrombophlebitis: Sounds like it could be superficial thrombophlebitis. It could be ok, probably related to trauma, but please try to get seen by a doctor as soon as po ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee ; ankle injury: Start with rest, ice, elevation, mild compression. If not better, see orthopedic surgeon ; get x-rays.
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