Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

open sore on ankle

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
OTC Ankle brace: You're better off using an otc brace or splint that trying to tape yourself up at home. It's not as easy as the professional trainers make it look. ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Zuckman
42 years experience Podiatry
Rest and ice: Try resting your ankle using ice and anti- inflammatory medicines if you don't have a problem that prevents you from taking them. If you don't start i ... Read More
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Ice and compression: Ice and compression to the area with a wrap. Elevating the area will help relieve pressure. Also, massaging the area gently while taking over the co ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rest the ankle.: Also consider elevating it. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid's may help with pain. See your physician if it is not improving.
1
1 thank
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Pain: When pain arises for no reason that indicates it is time for an evaluation and not home care . See your podiatrist for an exam and x rays.
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
1
1 thank
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle : Initially rest, elevation, ice and anti inflammatory drugs. As healing occurs the application of heat and introduction of exercise will promote early ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Could be synovitis, osteochondral defect, ligament or tendon damage, arthritis and many more. If you are having pain get it checked.
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Shields
29 years experience Podiatry
Avoid the pain: If it is hurting like you stated then seek medical attention. This will likely include a radiography to verify that there is not a fracture. In the me ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Rest & see foot doc: Ankle pain after changing activity can be due to tendonitis or shin splints. It's hard to say for sure, because we need to know how long you've had i ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: For a college-aged woman with ankle pain, her doctor will want to know about trauma or over-use. Different people have differing perceptions of pain, ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle pain: I do not know how long you have had the pain. If this is a new problem and you have injured your foot in some way I would get an xray. You say it is ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month