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i have swelling of the ankle and pain above

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
More Information: More information is required in order to address this. See a foot and ankle specialist (podiatrist) and describe the nature of the pain, when it start ... Read More

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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It depends.: If you are young and the problem is related to physical activity, i would recommend perhaps your primary care physician or an orthopaedic surgeon. If ... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopod.
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Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Ortho Foot and Ankle: Find an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist. Try aofas.Org where they have a doc finder to help you.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a doc: it would be best if you saw a doctor to evaluate this long term problem
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See specialist.: See a fellowship trained foot and ankle special;ist for treatment
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Consider: Orthotics depending on your walking dynamics, then specific exercises.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Ankle swelling: and pain is a very common injury in those who play soccer. Frequently the supporting ankle ligaments are stretched, even injured, with rapid turns and ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Injury?: Ankle issues in patients your age most commonly develop from a traumatic or overuse injury. Was there an injury or are you exercising/in training? Ear ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sterba
46 years experience Rheumatology
It : It is a very general question , it depends were it hurts , for how long , what is your age , activity , body mass index, how did it start if it is rel ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
Hard to say: I am not sure what type of work you do or type of shoes you wear. If you stand up for a long time, wearing high heeled shoes, this may be reason for s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Instability: It is unlikely that if you have already given it 4 years and it is still causing problems that it will get better at this point by simply giving it mo ... Read More
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