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severe pain in both ankles

A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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C rheumatology: Symmetric arthritis usually indicates some type of connective tissue disease.Go get a diagnosis...Then one knows how best to treat it.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See a rheumatologist: Have you been evaluated by a rheumatologist? If not, do so. This issues sound as if you have an inflammatory arthritis.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Hard to say: Could be pregnancy, blood vessel issues, thyroid issues. I would suggest an exam by your doctor or to the emergency room for proper work up. Good luck
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen ankles: Could be edema from heart disease , liver , kideny or venous insufficiency, or arthritis, or Charcots joints from DM, bilateral clots are rare . P ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Tendonitis: Put a heel lift in your shoe, ice them. Consider an antiinflammatory. Night splints may be helpful. Follow up with foot doc.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Elastic brace: Many stores now sell braces for knees, elbows, ankles, wrists - you might try one. It supports the joint and that allows rest even while active. Also ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: We will need the context of this pain, as well as other symptoms, in order to have any chance at making a reasonable answer.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Severe pain : Is never good and should be evaluated in person. Spasms can be caused by overuse, dehydration, vitamin deficiencies etc.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Talk to your surgeon: Or get a 2nd opinion.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Occasionally: Occasional severe pain; take hydrocodone only occasionally. This is not a medication for prevention or cure, so there is no need in taking it except ... Read More

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