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why do my ankles sting? i am not a diabetic i have used ben gay, massage, and acupressure. when i used acupressure on the sting, it was very painful.

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a doctor: Could be from injury or an inflamed nerve.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy).

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