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My ankle pain is taking a long time to subside

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends on what is causing the ankle pain. If it is a mild sprain, then it may heal in 2-3 weeks. If it is something more serious it may need 1-2 ... Read More
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Dr. Tharesh Udupa
22 years experience Podiatry
Depends: You should have ankle pain checked out by a physician to make sure it isn't serious.
Dr. Adam Teichman
19 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Depends how long: You should see a specialist if your ankle pain persists for more than 1-2 weeks and is due to trauma. Ankle pain is not normal and should be evaluate ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possible.: Chronic ankle pain might just need an exercise program but you could also have loose pieces or something could benefit from surgery.
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Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
BOTH?: You mention 'they', so it's both? In addition to a musculoskeltal reason, maybe rheumatologic etiology should also be considered.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Soft tissue: Structures contract while at rest and it is their pull that causes the pain you are feeling....See foot/ ankle doc for clinical exam and treatment pro ... Read More
Dr. David Youmans
27 years experience Interventional Radiology
Nerve compression?: If pain or tingling develops after being in a particular position for a period of time, it may relate to pressure on the nerve. If your discomfort is ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Ankle injury?: Have you sprained or otherwise injured your ankle? You need to have this evaluated by a physician who can personally examine you. Wishing you health ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sterba
47 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage injury: Although it is unusual to have early arthritis at such a young age it is possible that an injury to the Cartlidge of the ankle took place even while i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage injury : Cartilage injury can occur even in young patients. It can lead to arthritic changes which would lead to pain with movement. The earlier it is treated ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randa Foda
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ankle pain: Is there history of injury? Worse in Am? Try an ace bandage and ibuprofen fo a day or 2, if not better go to PCP
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Doubtful.: Growing pains usually stop by age 7. Knee pain in this age group is usually Osgood-Schlatter's syndrome. Ankle pain in this age group is usually Sever ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: We have to be sure she have no problems by taking her to orthopedic surgeon. If he did not find anything we could label that what they call growing p ... Read More
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