A 46-year-old female asked:
I've been 2 days with this pain in my ankle for no reason, it's not an injury , just woke up with it , it's a little bit swollen, no redness or nothing just this pain like if i sprained it but i didn't. what can it be?
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Dr. Tinuola Adeyanjuanswered
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 41 years experience
It could be due to a number of things including possibility of infection. You could have had a twist that you did not notice especially if you wear heels, it could be due to antibody acting against the joint tissue as part of autoimmune disease. If getting worse or not improving you may want to get comprehensive evaluation.
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Answered Oct 23, 2021
Last updated Oct 23, 2021
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