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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?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Good idea: This is a good idea.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ankle: Start with your family doctor for exam. He/she may refer you to a specialist if necessary.

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