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sharp pain in ankle comes and goes

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Several things: You could have a mild sprain that when stressed hurts. You could have an inpingment of the peroneal nerve,.
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Hawkins
20 years experience Podiatry
Achilles tendinitis : The most likely cause for this type of pain is what is called achilles tendinitis. This is a small tear of the achilles' tendon or inflammation around ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gregorace
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Achilles tendinitis: This could be achilles tendinitis ( an inflammation of the tendon in the back of the ankle that promotes ankle plantar flexion(pushing down against th ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Chu
50 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve irritation: Nerve irritation pain is very sharp and the nerve root irritation usually is in the back even though it is felt only in the leg. Other symptoms of ne ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Bandyk
35 years experience Podiatry
Neuroma?: if no recent injury happened then it is possible that you may be experiencing a Neuroma or Neuroma-Type pain and should be tested or examined by a Spe ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Need more info: Is it random or is there something you do that faithfully will cause the pain? Bend? Cough? Is the area tender to the touch? Can you put your finger r ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This could be from: any of a number of things including local testicular issues as well as spinal stenosis or spinal nerve compression from arthritis in your back. This w ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs to be seen.: It's better to be seen, examined to be more accurate. Radiating pain from foot to leg is most commonly caused by a nerve stimulated by inflammation o ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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See your doctor : You will need to see your doctor for proper history taking and examination. You might need some tests to be done to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis. ... Read More

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