A 13-year-old female asked:
my gymnast has a swollen ankle from constantly hitting her feet together. it feels like there is fluid there. no pain. does she need to see a dr?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 28 years experience
Good idea: This is a good idea.
Psychiatry 25 years experience
A sports medicine: Specialist would be a good choice. Even if no one event is problematic, repetitive movements can cause serious health problems.
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ankle: Start with your family doctor for exam. He/she may refer you to a specialist if necessary.
Last updated Jun 23, 2013
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