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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?

How can I get relief from  ankle pain?

Ankle Pain: The only way to get relief....Is to first, find out the cause....Only then, can you get a solid answer.... Causes of ankle pain are to numerous to list here. See a specialist, get an exam, possibly and x-ray and mri...Maybe even blood work.... Find the cause and you will find the answer.. ...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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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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