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A 39-year-old member asked:

My ankles, particularly the right one, often swell up and the joint generates pain, what could this be?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Ankle arthritis: Asymmetrical ankle arthritis and pain most often follows trauma, even years later. It can also have "internal" causes such as gout and other forms of inflammation. Work-up by rheumatologist is needed.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Several things: Bursitis, arthritis tendonitis. See a podiatrist for exam.

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