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pain in lower leg near ankle

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Bathaee
24 years experience Podiatry
Lower leg pain: This could be tendonitis, but if hard surface is bothersome, may need an xray to rule out a stress fracture.
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Dr. David Laha
38 years experience Podiatry
Better foot control: May have tendinitis or capsulitis. These are inflammatory problems that are usually secondary to overuse and foot function. Icing daily, antiinflammat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Try support: You may just need an orthotic for more support and alignment of your foot and leg.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Most likely from improper support. Get a pair of orthotics to put into your shoes to support the foot and ankle. For the pain try using ice, stretch ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See podiatrist: Or vascular doctor. Your medical hx is important to know, as well as location of the ulcer. Is it on inside or outside of the leg?
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
May need more eval: Some ankle sprains don't heal with conservative care. In those instances, if indicated, advanced imaging and/or surgery may be recommended.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Progressive testing: Your Dr. is eval the problem and doing the tests in a progressive manner. If the leg MRI is neg and no answer is obtained, then further testing will b ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Stasis dermatitis: This could be small drops f blood in skin. This can come from varicose veins. If however they are of recent onset they could represent a condition cal ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
No: No, it's not bad. It won't affect the way your walk, run or perform activities. Hope that alleviates your fears.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Pain in lower legs: It's good that pain has subsided now. It could be due to wrong posture while sleeping, tendonipathy or even osteoarthritis. See a doctor if it re-occu ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Long standing pain: need investigation to find the cause and treat you, you already waited a month, see you doctor for tests and treatment.

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