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I have been having extreme hip, knee and ankle pain but no swelling. my daughter has lupus and I have been tested 4 times but my blood work comes back?

I have been having extreme hip, knee and ankle pain but no swelling. my daughter has lupus and I have been tested 4 times but my blood work comes back?

Varies: There are a lot of potential causes; usually it is some structural problem in these areas, or a radicular pain from a "pinched nerve" in the back, or an inflammatory condition. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. Don't hesitate to get a second opinion if they are having trouble coming up with a diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What should I do if I have ankle pain? There is no swelling. Mild pain. In both ankles at different times.

What should I do if I have ankle pain? There is no swelling. Mild pain. In both ankles at different times.

Ankle Pain: See a foot and ankle specialist. X-rays will be taken and maybe MRI to see what is causing your pain. Since it's not constant it maybe be nothing serious. Mri will detect it there is erosion of cartilage on the talar dome. ...Read more

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Clarify ?. Prednisone 60mg 4 days and have bilateral leg pain ankle pain. No swelling feels like achy ness and walked a long distance. Want massage

Clarify ?. Prednisone 60mg 4 days and have bilateral leg pain ankle pain. No swelling feels like achy ness and walked a long distance. Want massage

No Question asked: I am sorry there is no question here or anything on which to comment. If you want a massage you do not need an internet doctor to give you permission. What are we missing here that you need from us? ...Read more

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Can i expect to have nerve damage to my ankle due to docors not diagnosing my ankle pain and swelling due to os trigonum for 17 months.

Can i expect to have nerve damage to my ankle due to docors not diagnosing my ankle pain and swelling due to os trigonum for 17 months.

Not usually: Though the posterior tibial nerve is in the vicinity of the os trigonium (posterior ankle joint) swelling will not usually cause nerve damage. Swelling can bring out some tarsal tunnel symptoms if you were predisposed to them from an already tight tarsal tunnel. Os triennium is a extra bone that 5% of the population have and can become symptomatic. Mri'shelp see if it is inflamed. ...Read more

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Severe ankle pain, massive swelling and bruising. Can't move ankle. Inconclusive mri. What does this mean?

Severe sprain: This sounds like a third degree ( possibly second degree) sprain involving teating of the supporting ligament of the ankle and pooling of blood either into the musvle or the ankle joint itself. Obtain immediate orthopedic evaluation. Advise immediate rest, ice, compression and elevation, aircast splint and er if symtoms worsen. Ok to use advol or aleve for pain and swelling. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lim
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Ankle Pain (Definition)

Ankle pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in one or both ankles. Pain can be caused by ...Read more