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Dallas, TX
A 27-year-old male asked:

What is the cause of ankle pain (outside) after a run? and how do i fix it?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Stress fracture: Maybe it is a simple sprain, but it is possible that you may have a stress fracture from the repeated trauma (pounding on your ankles as you run). Take it easy for couple of weeks along with motrin/aleve trial. Do good range of motion/stretching, and use a new/good pair of running shoes. If not better, consult doc for an eval. Good luck.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Sprain : Ice, rest, more supportive shoes. If swollen or pain continues see physician.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Could be : A sprained ligament or peroneal tendonitis. Ice is helpful, you may be better off wearing an ankle brace while running until this pain subsides. An antiinflammatory can be considered as well.

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