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Ankle Pain In The Morning Causes
Left neck vein hurts when slightly pressed, fatigue, right wrist hurts upon movement, knee and ankle pain in the morning, no swelling, esr: 35 1st hour?
RICE/POLICE: Rest ice compression elevation. An update mnemonic is protection optimal loading ice compression elevation. The key is active recovery not just staying off it: first, get swelling down (hence rice), then re-establish range of motion, strength, and finally fine-tune agility/high level activities (ol). Physical therapy can help optimize your outcome. See a sports med specialist to get started. ...Read more
I get an ankle pain when I wake up in the morning whichgoes away once I start walking. What could it be?
Knee and top of ankle pain, swelling, right leg. No injury. Began at end of strep. Pain flares when walking and in morning unexplained bruising/bumps?
See a doctor: These symptoms deserve a detailed evaluation. Without further information and the ability to examine you would not venture a guess, but would definitely see a good clinician. Hope this all works out well. ...Read more
See an orthopaedist: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the ankles. These are very nonspecific symptoms. I recommend that someone pain pain that is not easily relieved by rest and otc medications be seen by an orthopedic surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. One in your area can be found at www. Aaos. Org. ...Read more
Gout: If swollen, red and warm.Get a more detailed answer ›
It can: This mediation has been associated with causing joint pain and the ankle is no exception. The arthralgia is usually mild and short lived not requiring stopping medication but if pain progressive stop and consult prescribing md. ...Read more
Depends: There are too many sources of ankle to pain list here. The treatment and the ability to control it would depend on an accurate diagnosis and workup. See a foot and ankle specialist for the right plan. ...Read more
Depends on location: A burning pain is commonly associated with tendinitis or nerve related issues. If isolated to ankle not radiating up leg or into foot then likely tendinitis. Very common condition at times associated with previous ankle sprain or increased use. Oral NSAIDs activity modifications and a lace up brace may be helpful. ...Read more
Stress fracture: Maybe it is a simple sprain, but it is possible that you may have a stress fracture from the repeated trauma (pounding on your ankles as you run). Take it easy for couple of weeks along with motrin/aleve trial. Do good range of motion/stretching, and use a new/good pair of running shoes. If not better, consult doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more
What could cause severe ankle pain. No recent injury. It's only in ankle I injured a few years ago.?
See a physician: It may be the sequela of one of those bad sprains or what could have even been a fracture. See a specialist of the ankle for x-rays and examination. ...Read more
Check shoes: It could be that your shoes do not provide enough support. I would first try a shoe with a firm heel counter. If ankle pain persists, I would try an ankle brace. If pain persiisted, see a sports podiatrist. ...Read more
Yes: According to the drug literature pain can occur in 2-7% cases depending on dosage. I would not change any medication that your doctor prescribes before talking with them first. In that way you can also find the cause. ...Read more
Tendonitis: Strain of the peroneal tendons.Get a more detailed answer ›
First, stop running.: Firstly, I would advise to stop offending activity. Based on your question, there are an armory of possibilities for your discomfort. I would consult with your nearest podiatrist for diagnosis. He/she will perform appropriate tests and give you recommendations on the best outcome to free you from your discomfort...Good luck! ...Read more
Could be Cyst: Would have to know more medical history, was there a sprain or injury. Where is this mass, how long, etc. Without knowing this, it is almost impossible to diagnose. Could be cyst, sprain or strain of tendons or ligaments, possible fracture. My advice would be to see foot/ankle specialist ASAP. ...Read more
What would cause random outside ankle pain with no recent injury? I have a history of several ankle sprains. Ankle also feels stiff & a little swollen
Sick Anl;e.: A history of several ankle sprains can definitely be part of, if not, the total reason for your problem. The successive injuries have probably destabilized the soft tissue supporting the ankle. The swelling and stiffness help to hold the unstable in check. You will need to have the ankle evaluated. Specific treatment can then be established to help with your problem. ...Read more
Get diagnosed first:
There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the ankles and feet. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone swelling in these areas should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at:
www. Orthodoc. Aaos. Org/foot ankle. ...Read more
Left hip and left ankle pain at dawn every night for the past week. No injury. What is the cause?
VERY HARD TO ANSWER:
With no injury a hands on exam is needed. Could be due to phlebitis as a woman in your age group. Your PCP is a good place to start. More so if by the end of the day you have swelling of that leg. You would see imprints from sox, or shoes fitting tightly by end of the day.
good luck! ...Read more
Last wk or so I have been having right ankle pain and it is mainly when I walk. What could cause that?
Trauma: There is a good chance that you injured yourself unknowingly. There are many questions about your problem that have to be answered. Is there swelling and/or discoloration of the area. Immobilization of the area with a device like an ace bandage can be done with an accurate diagnosis after seeing your foot doctor. ...Read more
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