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swollen ankles after surgery

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
Surgery itself: If both of your ankles are swollen, then it could be due to the amount of IV fluids . If it is on the same foot that you have had the surgery, then it ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Time to Re-evaluate.: Sounds like too much jingle and not enough jangle. The best remedy is to have your ankle thoroughly examined by an ankle expert. Two opinions would no ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I would call your doctor's office and advise of your symptoms. Rate your pain on a one to ten scale with one being the lowest and ten being the highes ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See your surgeon: You need to talk to your surgeon. But try elevation and a compression wrap.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Possibilities: Venous insufficiency, lymphedema, congestive heart failure, excessive salt intake, sitting or standing for long periods, some systemic conditions. Try ... Read More
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A 78-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeoffry Gordon
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Be careful: Depends on age and medical condition. In a healthy person the body measures salt concentration. Eating extra salt = extra water and gravity pulls it t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Couple of things: Elevation, compression stockings, massage.
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Need more info...: Is ankle swelling bilaterally symmetrical, involving evenly or locally/ regionally? Do you have short of breath? Have you had history of congestive he ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Swollen ankles: Lots of possible causes for swollen ankles. Get checked by your doc to see if anything serious is going on or if its a minor problem.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Venous insufficiency, lymphedema, injury and congestive heart failure are some. See your physician for full evaluation. Yes it may be serious but may ... Read More

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