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What disease or condition could explain pain in the ankle and achilles' tendon without an injury or sprain?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Medications: Some medications such as Levaquin (levofloxacin) will create achilles tendonitis. You should have it checked.
Dr. Gary Ritholz
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Inflammation: Achilles' tendon pain is usually caused by 1) tendinitis 2) bursitis 3) sprain.

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Last updated Jun 27, 2014

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