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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
I don't know,but: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation is.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Standard: therapy of a sprained ankle is wrapping, elevation, ice, and aspirin like drugs and rest. Cannot say in your particular case without examining you and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Let it rest: if this is a sprain, give the ankle some time to rest. try to walk as little as possible, keep the ankle elevated to help swelling go down.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. You may also want to take some anti-inflamatory meds such as aleve (naproxen).
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Very possible: Don't complain..Your lucky...I'd still ice it.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Water, water,every..: The swelling persists because of the instability of the ankle. The swelling is acting like a water cast to try to minimize further ankle damage. Appar ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
See your doctor: There are different possible causes for knee, calf and ankle pain. The most worrisome would be a blood clot. Would recommend an evaluation with your ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Injury: Likely to soft tissue injury. Try the rice method. Rest, ice, compression and elevation plus nsaids.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience in Podiatry
Insertional achilles: Insertional achilles tendonitis and calcinosis. Use a heel lift in shoes, do not walk bare foot, use any form of mentholate gel ie: biofreeze 2-3 x d ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
What do you mean: how do you know you have a broken ganglion cyst did you hit it hard with a heavy object did you try to brake it??? any way if you do not have any pain ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Be checked by your..: Online inquiry and "guessing" at this time would not realistically help answer your concern. The best thing to do is to timely ask your treating docto ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
22 years experience in Podiatry
5th met base: the peroneal tendon attaches to the 5th met base area. In some severe ankle sprain cases the tendon can pull hard enough to fracture the bone- adulati ... Read More
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Botelho
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Possible bursitis: Is it over the elbow tip? It is probably olecranon bursitis. Talk to your doctor. The excess fluid can be removed.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience in Podiatry
Tendinitis : With a side of nerve inflammation. Most likely part of the injury process and should respond with rice time and conservative care. If the talus fract ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Broken ankles: affect people of all ages. The swelling, pain, inability to move, bruising are common symptoms due to the inflammation. It is a good sign of the body ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience in Podiatry
Pain: can be arthritis and compensating to other side causing pain. It is common issue with plantar fasciitis patient will favor the other side and then th ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Get a good exam: sounds like you might have an internal derangement in the knee Id get a good exam and a possible mri to get to the source of your pain
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would probably be seen for a repeat exam and X-rays. You may have sustained a deltoid ligament injury or tear. If this is associated with a syndes ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Stop exercising: And let it heal, if you are going to continue which you should not, make sure you have a brace on. Further excercise can damage the ligament more and ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience in Podiatry
See your surgeon: Some of this could be normal for this procedure however vein thrombosis needs to be ruled out.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
If you : Can't find an orthopedist or an urgent care center then an er is fine. You might have to wait a while, make sure to ice it while you are waiting....
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Need to be examie : Many possible etiologies.Need at least ankle x-ray to rule out a possible etiology called OCD lesion of the talus.(ostochondral lesion of the ankle bo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
25 years experience in Emergency Medicine
See below: Plantar fasciitis causes similar symptoms. An evaluation with your doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist will help.
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