A 49-year-old member asked:
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why is my ankle red and hot to the touch after an ankle sprain?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Because there : Is an increase in blood that travels there, more swelling of tissues...L.
Answered on Aug 30, 2020
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Inflammation: Increased circulation leads to warmth, redness and often times swelling at and around an injured site.
Answered on Apr 9, 2020

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Multiple causes:: You may have heel spurs ( calcanceal spurs ) , plantar fasciitis, stress fracture of the calcaneeous or pain from bearing too much weight.
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Dr. Kathryn Ko
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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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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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If you: We're immobilized in a cast or otherwise it could be reaction to that. Ask doc who helped you.

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