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i sprained my knee two weeks ago is it normal for my ankle to swell

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: The inflammation and bleeding can travel down via gravity and settle in the ankle and foot. Many people that have a knee replacement will develop brui ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Gati
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It is not uncommon for swelling to occur in body parts that are below the site of injury do to gravity. To help with the swelling elevate the injuried ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not really: just be the right size, not too tight and not loose, best wishes
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bruise: A knee sprain can result in tearing tiny blood vessels and bruising, both in the back of the knee and down the front. Consider getting assessed by yo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jatinder Bhangoo
19 years experience Anesthesiology
Get a MRI: Sprain or not. You need to get a mri. You might have a torn acl or mensicus.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Khokhar
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Knee pain: i will suggest pain med,hot and cold bath and mild to modrate excercises
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
17 years experience Podiatry
whats on your knee?: Did you get your knee wrapped with a bandage? If so, it may be too tight and thus causing a reduction in circulation to your leg and feet.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Whatever works...: Usually i tell my patients to utilize whatever modality works for them.
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A male asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get a 2nd opinion: Very few sports medicine doctors use the term "sprain" regarding the knee. Sprain means a tear of a ligament. In the knee there are 4 main ligaments a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Russinoff
21 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: If your knee is swollen, gravity will bring some of the fluid down to the foot causing your symptoms. Fluid can also make the knee pop.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few days to weeks: Swelling usually subsides in 2 weeks but sometimes can take a little bit longer. If you have fluid ( effusion ) in the joint then it indicates interna ... Read More
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