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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience in Cardiology
Local swelling: local swelling , use ace bandage, raise feet at rest, and do gradual exercise.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Several options!: When someone has post-traumatic swelling of the knee, i aspirate it immediately. If there is pure blood, then some internal structure is almost alway ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See rheumatologist: Looks like she may be suffering from an autoimmune joint problem. Consult a rheumatologist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Action is Knee-ded.: Pain and swelling are pretty good indicators that something is definitely amiss. An evaluation by a knee specialist, if not your first step, is on the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, if too tight: If you wrap your knee too tight which prevents the blood/lymph from returning from the foot/leg to your heart, yes you can have swelling. If you remov ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Get it looked at: Anytime somithing inside the knee causes irritation, the knee will swell. This is called an effusion. Effusions are not normal in a normal knee. At y ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Mueller
50 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Needs evaluation: Partially torn ligaments (spains) may heal satisfactorily with rest and immobilization. The complete tear of the ligament, however, may need surgical ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
See your doctor: There are different possible causes for knee, calf and ankle pain. The most worrisome would be a blood clot. Would recommend an evaluation with your ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Knee ligament : Most common knee injury after pop leading to instability, swelling, pain is an acl tear. Medial pain could be meniscus or mcl injury. Another possibil ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience in Podiatry
Pain: can be arthritis and compensating to other side causing pain. It is common issue with plantar fasciitis patient will favor the other side and then th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Lots of possiblities: Is the ankle fully healed. If it is, did it heal in good alignment. Could be compensating as a result of injury and putting abnormal stress on other s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience in 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
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Shin Splints: Will cause pain in the leg muscles. It does not cause joint pain.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unlikely: The physical activity may have caused some bursitis and rest should relieve the symptoms. You may take acetaminophen for pain. For good health - Have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
26 years experience in Podiatry
Ankle swelling: Yes. Knee injuries or surgery can cause swelling to occur in the leg, ankle and foot. If it is not improving, please make an appointment with your ort ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Ankle swelling: I would show to your Dr.
A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See a doctor: If there is pain you need to be concerned of a blood clot.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience in Podiatry
See your surgeon: Some of this could be normal for this procedure however vein thrombosis needs to be ruled out.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Leg pain: If not activity related could be related to blood clot (dvt), could be infectious such as cellulitis, or could be inflamed such as gout. Not enough in ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Knee swelling: Per your age you seem to have degenerative arthritis. Try some ice, paracetamol or ibuprofen. If no relief, see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience in Podiatry
Tendinitis : With a side of nerve inflammation. Most likely part of the injury process and should respond with rice time and conservative care. If the talus fract ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensatio ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See beloow: Yes, scar tissue can form. It would be best to get a referral to physical therapy.
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