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A 19-year-old female asked:

I began running about 7 months again and a few weeks in, i began experiencing fibula pain. the pain is located a couple of inches above the ankle. i stopped running for 3 months until they didnt hurt. i began running again and the pain has returned?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Sounds like whatever it is it is related to running. Your body is talking to you. Take notes and share with your Dr.
Dr. jeffrey Trantalis, dpm
Podiatry 42 years experience
Sounds like you have developed an overuse injury from your running. You did the right thing by resting it in allowing it to heal however the cause of it has not been established. Because it’s probably biomechanical In nature. The cause could be as simple as your shoes, the surface you run on, or the biomechanical structure of your body and function. See a sports medicine podiatrist

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