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The outside top part of my ankle hurts and is quite swollen is that the malleolus which is extremely swollen

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Tissue: It is probably the tissue around the bone(malleolus).

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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Ankle-it is.: Swelling or no swelling, you might want to have the ankle looked at. There is a possibility that continuing the activity could lead to a serious probl ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
R-I-C-E: Rest it, ice it, immobilize it gently by using an ACE wrap (compression), and keep it elevated. You can try an Over the counter NSAID like Ibuprofen a ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
R I C E: Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation, check this link for details: https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/rest-ice-compression-and-elevation-rice-topic- ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Kirby
25 years experience Podiatry
Try rice diet: First try rest, ice, compression ( ace wrap), and elevation. If that doesn't help, see your local podiatrist.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Trauma to the ankle. Sounds like able to ambulated. So be patient and give tome. Should resolve itself. If problems after some time. See your doctor
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Stop Running: You need to get it checked before you cause increased trouble by running.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
We really can't : Give you a definitive answer without clinically seeing you. A sprain or strain is a possibility, so is synoviris, capsulitis, tendonitis. I would reco ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Don't run: Certainly you need to be evaluated and x-rays done to assess for ankle joint and other mechanical issues. But my approach has always been that the sim ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked.Without history of any injury one has to consider other possibilities besides trauma to cause your symptoms.It could be due to ... Read More

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