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Ankle pain outside of leg two inches up?

Ankle pain outside of leg two inches up?

Possible: Stress fracture to fibula or high ankle sprain. Get x-ray to diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Ankle Pain (Definition)

It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or ...Read more


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What is the cause of ankle pain (outside) after a run? And how do I fix it?

What is the cause of ankle pain (outside) after a run? And how do I fix it?

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

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Why do I have ankle pain?

Why do I have ankle pain?

Ankle pain: I highly recommend to seek a medical consult for a full evaluation of your ankle pain.


There are many causes. ...Read more

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What can cause ankle pain?

What can cause ankle pain?

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

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How can I relieve ankle pain?

How can I relieve ankle pain?

Ankle pain: The first thing is to get a diagnosis and then treatment can be discussed. ...Read more

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I am having severe ankle pain?

I am having severe ankle pain?

More info..: Hello,
Give us more info if possible. It is important to seek a specialist for an examination and get further imaging if this pain occurred after trauma or came out of no where. Feel better! ...Read more

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Any methods to alleviate ankle pain?

Any methods to alleviate ankle pain?

Diagnose before: Treatment. Dr. Dharia's recommendations are right-on if your ankle hurts due to an injury (which you didn't say). There are other causes for an ankle to hurt that are not related to an injury.

It's important to have a diagnosis before any treatment. Go see a podiatrist or orthopedist and find out what's causing your ankle pain. ...Read more

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Is there a way to control ankle pain?

Is there a way to control ankle pain?

Possibly: Depends on what is causing the pain. If it's from arthritis, steroid injections, anti inflammatories and bracing may bring relief. If it's an infection, antibiotics are needed. If it's broken, surgery may be required. I would recommend evaluation by either a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to heal ankle pain without drugs?

Ankle pain: Ankle pain is a complex animal....And, before you can heal the pain, you have to know the cause... For example, chronic or acute synovitis, impingement lesion, joint effusion, chronic strained ligaments...Just to name a few. 1st, find out what is wrong, and then ask your choices.
See a specialist, get examined. X-ray, mri. Whatever is needed, and then you will know. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from ankle pain?

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

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How can I alleviate severe ankle pain?

How can I alleviate severe ankle pain?

Many possibilities: R.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Immobilization with a splint or brace may be of benefit in the initial phase of recovery. Oral anti-inflammatory medication may help with the pain and swelling. Once improved, mobilization and physical therapy can help restore strength and function. Healing times may vary. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why I have my ankle pain?

More Information: More information is required in order to address this. See a foot and ankle specialist (podiatrist) and describe the nature of the pain, when it started, whether there was an injury, and any other factors you can relate. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like ankle pain go away quickly?

Do symptoms like ankle pain go away quickly?

No: Unless you had a recent injury (mild sprain), ankle pain usually persists a long time because of the type of problem usually relating to arthritis or bone spurs at the joint (just to name a couple of many options). ...Read more

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I'm in chronic ankle pain. What should I do?

I'm in chronic ankle pain. What should I do?

See a podiatrist: You need an evaluation to see why you are in chronic pain. ...Read more

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What could be causing this ankle pain? I an 90.

Several things: Ankle pain can be due to injury, strain/sprain or inflammation of tendons, ligaments or joints. Simple treatment is wearing a good, stiff soled shoe with good arch support, avoid barefoot and limit activity. If from an injury or if persistent, see your doctor. Dr l. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ankle pain, what can I do?

What to do if I have ankle pain, what can I do?

Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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What is this? I have severe lower and ankle pain

More Information: More information is required in order to address this. See a foot and ankle specialist (podiatrist) and describe the nature of the pain, when it started, whether there was an injury, and any other factors you can relate. ...Read more

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What are some things that cause outer ankle pain?

What are some things that cause outer ankle pain?

Sprained ligaments: Or tendonopathy to the peroneal tendons, or irritation of the sural nerve. Type of pain with aggravating factors can help narrow diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why am I having ankle pain when going downstairs?

See your doctor: It might indicate, arthritis, tendinitis, chronic lateral ankle instability or other issues. A doctor can provide for a specific diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a specific medical meaning of ankle pain?

Ankle pain: The medical meaning of ankle pain would be any pain that is specifically related to the tibiotalar joint though some patients will complain of "ankle pain" when the pain is actually originating from the adjacent subtalar joint or the tendons and ligaments of the ankle. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause serious ankle pain?

A number of things: Depending on the history of the patient it can range from chronic ankle instability to arthritis to neurological damage. This is something that should be evaluated promptly by a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ankle pain?

What is the definition or description of: Ankle pain?

Ankle hurts: It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or an apparent language barrier! ...Read more

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Are ankle replacements an option for severe ankle pain?

For the right reason: Not all ankle pain means you need a replacement or even surgery. See a foot and ankle specialist to assist in tailoring appropriate treatment for your condition. ...Read more

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What can I do about ankle pain after almost any activity?

Ankle pain: Ice will quell the pain and inflammation. More important is to find out what is wrong with the ankle and address the problem more defintively. ...Read more

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What can I do for constant ankle pain? Nothing is working!

What can I do for constant ankle pain? Nothing is working!

Depends on diagnosis: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, tight shoes)infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams may be needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for ankle pain, what causing it?

Can you give me suggestions for ankle pain, what causing it?

See dr: Way too general a question, you need a clinical exam and possible diagnostic studies like xray or mri. ...Read more

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I have a chronic ankle pain, what's the best injection for it?

31 y/o w/ ankle pain: Options include corticosteroid injections, plorotherpay, platelet rich plasma, hyalouronic acid derivatives, etc., and even your own bone marrow! injection may not even be the best option for you. The question as to what is the "best" injection can only be answered after a diagnosis is made. ...Read more