A 46-year-old member asked:
What could cause the pain and swelling on top of my foot and outside of ankle?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
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Bone/joint injury: Pain & swelling in the foot of a 46 Y.O. Often is a sign of a bone/joint stress, overuse or "wear and tear" injury. Not that you're "old, " but if you are active (should be), or demanding standing/walking job, you can over do it. Foot may be changing or need better support/shoes for you to function well. Gets support shoe, add good arch support, bike or cross-train exercise for a while. X-ray.
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Podiatry 38 years experience
Ankle pain: The pain could be from many things. First, was there any trauma? It could be bone, nerve, ligament, tendon, osteochondral defect . Would see a foot surgeon.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 42-year-old member asked:
What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 31 years experience
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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