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Millington, MI
A 58-year-old female asked:

why would my ankles be swollen? the outside front of both ankles is quite swollen. not sure why. feet not swollen, but sometimes it hurts to walk.

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
H2o H20 everywhere.: Water collecting around the ankles can be caused by many conditions. The most realistic usually involves the sluggish return of blood trying to move up the legs. There are several modalities that are used to treat this and any of the other conditions that contribute to ankle swelling. You would best served to have your ankles examined along with a thorough clinical history.

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Last updated Aug 13, 2015

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