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swollen ankle on one side

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
11 years experience Hospital-based practice
Possible.: Other possibilities are- cellulitis (infection), arthritis.
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Dr. Karen Shackelford
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Go to the er and get tested. There are a lot of other things it could be (gout, sprain, infection), but you certainly need to rule out anything life t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Benjamin
17 years experience Podiatry
Unknown: What was the cause before and how was it treated? Could be bite, could be something with blood. Possible injury. I would bring her to the doctor fo ... Read More
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Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Get it checked: There's no way to diagnose this issue with the limited information provided. Recurrent ankle swelling in a child isn't normal. Have a podiatrist, pref ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
20 years experience Endocrinology
Charcot: Consider charcot's ankle -- a neurovascular complication of diabetes. A podiatrist should be familiar.
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
19 years experience Wound care
See your doctor: You may need to have your vascular status investigated. See a vascular surgeon if possible.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Erythema nodosum????: You need to see a rheumatologist. Looka like- erythema nodosum ( painful bumps), rash, arthritis involving ankle --- several infectious and non infect ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It wil resolve as the burn heals. Cool water will feel good. You can reduce the edema by elevating the leg so the foot is higher than your heart. The ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Arthritis : Symptoms suggestive of arthritis. Suggest arthritis profile and X-rays . May need referral to Rheumatologist.
A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
22 years experience Podiatry
ANKLE PAIN: You want to go see a foot specialist such as a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedics because you might have a possible fracture, severe ankle sp ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Try : Rice- rest, ice, compression, elevation.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Chasanov
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen ankle: Hi. The more important question is - why is your ankle swollen? Depending on the cause of the ankle swelling will determine the best way to advice on ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
What is causing it?: This is key to treatment. Is it from injury, poor venous or lymphatic circulation, kidney problems or condition? One this can be determined, proper tr ... Read More
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