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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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I have a lump near ankle bone cancer. Help?

I have a lump near ankle bone cancer. Help?

Evaluated by a dr. : Bone cancer is unlikely. However, you should be evaluated by a primary health care provider and depending may warrant imaging and referral to an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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When I walk, it seems like my ankle bone pops in and out, i don't know what is wrong, but this is due to an injury, can you tell me what could it be?

When I walk, it seems like my ankle bone pops in and out, i don't know what is wrong, but this is due to an injury, can you tell me what could it be?

Could be: Peroneal tendons clicking in and out of their groove, in any event you need to see a foot/ankle doc to have it checked out. (Sooner than later). ...Read more

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Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

? Hematoma: You may have accumulation of blood under the outer lining of the bone, subperiosteal hematoma. If the swelling does not subside in a couple of weeks you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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A popping ankle bone after injury, should I be concerned?

A popping ankle bone after injury, should I be concerned?

Popping ankle: This could be a issue that you need to have looked at. There can be a tendon that moves around a structure (bone) and this can tear the tendon. Easier to take care of before real damage is done. ...Read more

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40 yr old healthy male has random burning sensation inside right ankle bone. No injuries. What could be likely cause?

40 yr old healthy male has random burning sensation inside right ankle bone. No injuries. What could be likely cause?

Ankle pain: two common causes of pain without trauma are gout and neuropathy. When docs here burning pain we think more of nerve pain, see your doctor for a check and possible EMG test along with some basic labs. ...Read more

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I have a bump the size of my ankle bone above my ankle bone, it's hard, not move no pain and no limited rom, no injury, any ideas saw 2 months ago?

Get imaging: This could be something serious and you should go see your pcp for a referral of a specialist. You will need to get imaging and labs because of the size and appearance. Not sure what it is and may be irresponsible to speculate and cause fear. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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Hi what type of injuries could my daughter have she has swelling around where her ligaments are around the ankle and along the ankle bone this has been an issue for nearly 3 years.She has seen muscular skeletal and has wore insole s with trainers to help

Hi what type of injuries could my daughter have she has swelling around where her ligaments are around the ankle and along the ankle bone this has been an issue for nearly 3 years.She has seen muscular skeletal and has wore insole s with trainers to help

Ligament damage?: If your daughter is athletic, it is possible she has injured her ankle ligaments. An MRI would show if this were in fact the case. Wearing a stirrup ankle brace would help stabilize her ankle during activity. ...Read more

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I've been having really bad ankle bone pain outside my ankle the tendon that runs along side on ankle hurts no injury what could b causing this?

I've been having really bad ankle bone pain outside my ankle the tendon that runs along side on ankle hurts no injury what could b causing this?

Many things: This sounds like it is corresponding to a nerve path. If so, it can be caused by any abnormality along the nerve. Old injuries, arthritis, bone spurs, etc could all cause this. If over-the-counter medications don't relieve the symptoms you may need to see your doctor and/or an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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The outside of my ankle bone hurts to walk when i push up on my heel i get sharp pain no injury what could b causing this pain?

The outside of my ankle bone hurts to walk when i push up on my heel i get sharp pain no injury what could b causing this pain?

Ankle bone: Is the pain caused when you push up with your hand or when you push up as in standing on your toes ? It sounds like peroneal tendonitis , but a physical exam is indicated here ...Read more

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New to running, 250 lb Ive been having reoccurring 2-3 pain by the talus bone. No issues bearing weight. Would a good ankle brace help or mask injury?

New to running, 250 lb Ive been having reoccurring 2-3 pain by the talus bone. No issues bearing weight. Would a good ankle brace help or mask injury?

Get into C an ortho: Bing new 2 running U may have started 2fast 2long of runs, & could lead 2 a stress fracture of the talus. Rest in the early stage would B a clue, & also when running if U start out ok initially, the distance 2 pain becomes shorter, eventually it hurts right away. If images R done early, may= neg. If still suspected, a bone scan will B+. Also MR but costs more. ...Read more

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Ankle pain, no injury. Start with heel pain on L, ankle, move to achilles, outer ankle bone, then L ankle can't bear weight. Then, R outer ankle bone?

Ankle pain, no injury. Start with heel pain on L, ankle,  move to achilles, outer ankle bone, then L ankle can't bear weight. Then, R outer ankle bone?

Pain: can be arthritis and compensating to other side causing pain. It is common issue with plantar fasciitis patient will favor the other side and then they get inflammation to the joint area ...Read more

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Sports injury... How bad does it look. Right ankle, underneath my ankle bone is swollen and bruised?

Sports injury... How bad does it look. Right ankle, underneath my ankle bone is swollen and bruised?

Need xam & images: C an orthopedist 4 this. Without a hands on xam, & images the extent of the injury can not B made. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain on the inside of my foot right behind my ankle bone when I bend over with leg straight or flex my foot. no recent injury?

If you'd like....: This sort of technique has really helped people I know. No promises, but it can't hurt. If if gets worse or lasts too long, see a Dr for exam/imaging. Accupressure point massage is interesting to some and if you like it, it can do many different things. http://www.modernreflexology.com/acupressure-points-cure-feet-ankle-pain/ Best! ...Read more

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I have severe pain anytime I walk in my left foot. It is two inches from ankle bone. Slight swelling and bruising. No injury occurred.

Multiple causes: There are too many things that could cause the symptoms you are having. The pain could be from a tendon, joint, or a biomechanical issue. See your local dr. ...Read more

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Does an active ankle cyst inside the bone means that the person has bone cancer?

Does an active ankle cyst inside the bone means that the person has bone cancer?

Probably not: Not likely, a bone cyst is rarely malignant but like any finding, should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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2 days ago the anterior of ankle along the fibula started to hurt for no reason, very little swelling, im worried it could be serious... Bone cancer?

Doubt it's cancer: Very doubtful it's cancer. If you are active you could have tweaked it . If you pronate that could cause it, or it could be a number of things. Try rest, ice, compression and elevation and if it persists see a foot/ ankle specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if having a swollen sac inside the bones of my left ankle as it was seen in the MRI pictures.Any advices..Could it be bone cancer?

Inflammation,probabl: Sounds like you are talking about the joint space in the anlle which is covered with a membrane which can swell with inflammation or trauma. Not likely to be a bone cancer as they are quite rare. ...Read more

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How common is bone cancer on a foot in a 23yo female?

How common is bone cancer on a foot in a 23yo female?

It's rare: Of the many different types of cancer bone cancer is one of the more were types. Usually bone cancer is is the spread of cancer that started another place. Cancer that originates in somebody's bones is rare. It is very to have bone cancer in the foot of someone who is in her 20s ...Read more

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When your tendon slides over your ankle bone, what is that called?

Perineal tendon: It sounds like your peroneal tendon is subluxing over yor lateral malleolus due to a tear in the retinaculum (fibrous tissue band) that would normally hold it in place see your podiatric surgeon and it can be repaired. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more