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Severe lateral foot & ankle pain when walking & standing, painful to touch & at rest, slight ankle swelling w/ popping sound. 2 weeks since injury.

Severe lateral foot & ankle pain when walking & standing, painful to touch & at rest, slight ankle swelling w/ popping sound. 2 weeks since injury.

Need xray: You should really get a xray to make sure there are no fractures from your injury, which I presume was an inversion ankle sprain. With these sprains, fracture of the styloid process of the 5th metatarsal bone is common. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I stepped off a curb and rolled my ankle 5 days ago. Small amount of swelling and pain when walking in the 5th metatarsal area. Sprain or break????

I stepped off a curb and rolled my ankle 5 days ago. Small amount of swelling and pain when walking in the 5th metatarsal area. Sprain or break????

Ankle swelling: I would obtain an x ray in case there is a fracture in the ankle or fifth metatarsal area. Please follow up with your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Son 17 years ankle sprain today at school no bruising no swelling just pain when walking he is jumping on the other foot to avoid pain what to do?

Son 17 years ankle sprain today at school no bruising no swelling just pain when walking he is jumping on the other foot to avoid pain what to do?

Rest/bracing: RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation) for two to three days. Bracing of ankle. If he is able to hop on just the affected foot he can return to athletic activity, if not it will require further evaluation. ...Read more

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Ankle pain, swelling and feeling of heaviness when laying down. Swelling by toes more. When walking its painful and standing up.3 weeks now what to do?

Ankle pain, swelling and feeling of heaviness when laying down. Swelling by toes more. When walking its painful and standing up.3 weeks now what to do?

See doctor: You need to give a little more history on the ankle. Any injury or trauma? This has been going on to long without attention so see doctor for evaluation and treatment for you ...Read more

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For a week have ankle pain, swelling, hard to walk, feel ligaments or bones rubbing skin, I know it isn't broken but what should I do?

For a week have ankle pain, swelling, hard to walk, feel ligaments or bones rubbing skin, I know it isn't broken but what should I do?

Ankle Dystrophy.: You need to have your ankle examined by a specialist. This more than likely will involve some sort of imaging studies. Waiting on this could possibly cause further harm. ...Read more

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Ankle pain on outer side of right. I was at MORP last night and when I was dancing I rolled sideways on it. Mild bruising and swelling. Pain when walk.

Ankle pain on outer side of right. I was at MORP last night and when I was dancing I rolled sideways on it. Mild bruising and swelling. Pain when walk.

Be examined: If you have stopped growing, this is most likely a ligamentous injury. This is managed with elevation, cold packs every 2 hours, limited activity and NSAIDs. See your doctor if you are not improving or there is any concern for a fracture. All the best. ...Read more

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I am experiencing foot swelling (quality: in the big toe) and ankle swelling. The following also describe me: Difficulty walking, Ankle pain, and...

I am experiencing foot swelling (quality: in the big toe) and ankle swelling. The following also describe me: Difficulty walking, Ankle pain, and...

Gout vs heart issues: The swelling you're describing could be gout; the onset of which can occur at any age and is often the consequence of an extremely rich diet with pork, wine, salt, etc. If that's not the case then the issue is backflow from your heart (i.e. congestive failure). see your pcp; you need either a consult with rheumatology or cardiology per your PCP. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Ankle pain when walking shoots up leg hard to move my foot up and down and ankle looks normal pain comes and gose?

Ankle pain when walking shoots up leg hard to move my foot up and down and ankle looks normal pain comes and gose?

Start of arthritis: The symptoms you complain of are often caused by arthritis of the ankle. A condition where the cartilage surface of the joint is compromised.

You should see an orthopedic surgeon and get examined and have at least an X-ray done.. ...Read more

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Thursday. Kicked on the inside of right foot. No swelling/bruising. Pain when walking/flexing foot. Buzzing feeling where kicked. Is it broken??

Thursday. Kicked on the inside of right foot. No swelling/bruising. Pain when walking/flexing foot. Buzzing feeling where kicked. Is it broken??

Wacked nerve....: The buzzing feeling you're having is the result of trauma to a moderate sized nerve on the medial side of the foot. With no bruising or swelling, I would nod not suspect a fracture but a compression nerve injury is certainly likely. Heat, rest and the tincture of time should help resolve the symptoms. ...Read more

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Gradually worsening pain when walking on the lateral side of foot. Slight swelling over the cuboid. Play soccer but no recent specific injury occurred?

Gradually worsening pain when walking on the lateral side of foot. Slight swelling over the cuboid. Play soccer but no recent specific injury occurred?

Get evaluated: I suggest you see a Podiatrist for an evaluation. A few possibilities can include bruising from a tackle, tendonitis, stress fracture. Don't ignore the pain as it can side line you for a while. ...Read more

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I broke my Fibula end of July, casted for 8 weeks now in boot for 3 weeks, I have pain when walking, swelling on both sides. Edema how long will this?

I broke my Fibula end of July, casted for 8 weeks now in boot for 3 weeks, I have pain when walking, swelling on both sides. Edema how long will this?

Can persist: Swelling after an ankle fracture can persist for months AFTER the fracture has healed ; whether the fracture required surgery or not. Be patient and incorporate rom and strengthening exercises to help. If swelling persists longer than 6 months see your orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What does random cramping pains in my calf mean? Healthy 27, m, non smoker, just random calf cramps. No pain when walking or redness or swelling

What does random cramping pains in my calf mean? Healthy 27, m, non smoker, just random calf cramps. No pain when walking or redness or swelling

Cramps: The question becomes - do you exercise in the evening? Potassium levels can affect cramping in the legs. If you have pain in the back of the calf on compression a venous test needs to be done to rule out a blood clot (dvt). ...Read more

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Have itching pain both knees. Difficult to sit/ stand up with the pain. When walking a jerking sound occured at knees. Swelling /bulging also in knee?

Have itching pain both knees. Difficult to sit/ stand up with the pain. When walking a jerking sound occured at knees. Swelling /bulging also in knee?

Knee pain: The combination of pain, clicking, swelling, and impaired mobility of the knees may be caused by arthritis. Soft tissue problems like meniscus (cartilage) deterioration is also possible. See your physician for an exam and appropriate treatment with medication or perhaps injections. ...Read more

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What would cause right side minor swelling, pain, and tenderness in hip lasting for months. Clean blood tests and ultrasound. No pain when walking?

What would cause right side minor swelling, pain, and tenderness in hip lasting for months. Clean blood tests and ultrasound. No pain when walking?

Further tests: I can't find any reports of side effects from either medicine that might cause this. You should obtain a referral to a physiatrist (if you have not already done so). An MRI may be more revealing. Sometimes, low grade, but persistent, problems require repeat studies before the answers become apparent. ...Read more

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Left knee pain, no swelling or bruising. Painful when, often or moved, however no pain when weight bearing. Pain when walking on, y because of movement?

Chondromalacia: Knee pain in a 16 year old female is often related to chondromalacia. This involves the joint behind the kneecap. See an orthopedist. Specific exercises often provide good benefit. Of course, other causes for the pain such as tendinitis, bursitis, arthritis of the knee itself are also possible, . ...Read more

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I was hit in knee area. Mild pain when pressure applied, but no bruising, swelling or any pain when walking. Could this be a growth plate fracture?

I was hit in knee area. Mild pain when pressure applied, but no bruising, swelling or any pain when walking. Could this be a growth plate fracture?

Most likely no: A fracture, including one around through or in the growth plate would normally cause very serious pain while standing and putting pressure on it and it would be difficult to walk, and swelling would normally accompany. Most likely a contusion, but see a doc if it does not get better after a few days. ...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


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