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Ankle Pain When Its Cold In The House
My daughter came home from school today complaining of severe ankle pain. She doesnt have insurance. what should i do? she tried RICE for 2 weeks.
Long enough: Honest efforts with RICE strategies should have resulted in improved symptoms by now. It is time for proper evaluation and X-ray to find the underlying problem. Try to negotiate a payment plan for services if need be. ...Read more
Last monday my daughter Nadia came home from school complaining of ankle pain. She said it hurts to walk. I tried R.I.C.E for a week and it got worse.
Get evaluated: Several things could be going on. Cold feet can be a result of poor blood flow. This can cause pain in an extremity. Another possibility is nerve damage which could cause you to believe your foot is cold. Finally, the pain and cold symptoms may be unrelated. Either way, an evaluation by your primary care physician would be a good place to start. ...Read more
Young adult that was very active in school sports and now always has bad knee pain and ankle pain (prev torn lig) during cold weather.
See an Orthopedist: For evaluation and treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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