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Have it evaluated: You need to determine the cause of the pain first. Have an orthopedist evaluate the ankle. ...Read more
Was on Accutane for 1 month-40mgs. Stopped due to joint pain. Been 1 week off and my ankles are still stiff. How long until joint pain is gone?
Many things: Swollen ankles with "joint pain" may be due to several forms of arthritis. Most commonly degenerative joint disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis. However, reumatoid arthritis, gout, pseudogout, lupus and septic joints may all cause joint pain with swelling. Oftentimes, this complex may be caused by two or more different problems, such as heart failure and DJD together. Check w your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint pain: The first thing to do is see your podiatrist and determine why they are swollen. Then you will be directed what - if any -meds to take. ...Read more
Get eval: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can be excellent for this type of pain. They can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See gynecologist: Take care of the bleeding first. Once this has resolved see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more