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I have tendonitis in my right ankle how long will it take to heal

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
Couple of weeks: With proper rest, anti-inflammatories, and proper splinting these are usually healed within 2 weeks time. If not followup with your physician to look ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends on the extent of the injury and how it is being treated. Average is 2-4 weeks.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need for evaluation: Tendonitis in three joints suggests a systemic disorder and you need to be examined by a doctor, preferably a rheumatologist to determine the cause an ... Read More
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Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Opiods: If it is the pain that you are having and want to control it, then ask you doctor for pain meds. However, be careful as most of these medicine are hab ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
43 years experience Pediatrics
Depends?: If she injured her ankle recently and is in lot of pain go to the ER, if she has pain for few days or weeks and no recent trauma you can try Ibuprofe ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest a follow up with your PCP and a possible referral for Physical Therapy and for pediatric Ortho. Unless there is a history of direct t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: There is obviously a problem that needs further exam and treatment.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Not sure how: That conclusion is made by the info provided. I hope you feel better, and did not sustain a bad injury.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Depends how your : Treating it. Physical therapy, immobilization, ice antiinflammatories would all help in treatment.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriaan francois Van wyk
Specializes in General Practice
Rehabilitation: Dear Nicole, an injury to the Achilles' tendon can take a while to heal. But your question is difficult to answer without a physical examination. Ther ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Reyzelman
27 years experience Podiatry
Immobilization: True tendonitis should be immobilized. By restricting motion, tendonitis will improve. Nsaids can be helpful as well.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
20 years experience Pain Management
Naproxen & Ankle Ten: Not recommended to take it chronically on a daily basis because of kidney deterioration. She should hopefully only need Naproxen for less than 2-4 wee ... Read More

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