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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
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Ankle Swelling (Definition)

Ankle swelling or edema around the ankle is fluid in the soft tissue and can have many causes such as injury, vein problems, heart ...Read more


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Have horrid burning itchy feet at night. No gout, no neuropathy, no athletes foot. Right foot is worse. Tried epsom, lamisil, (terbinafine) no relief. Dr to see?

Have horrid  burning itchy feet at night. No gout, no neuropathy, no athletes foot. Right foot is worse. Tried epsom, lamisil, (terbinafine) no relief. Dr to see?

I'm partial : To podiatry. I vote for podiatrist. I would love to find out what finally helps you or what your diagnosis ends up being if there is a way for you to keep us informed. Good luck. ...Read more

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My inner ankle bone is red swollen is it gout ?

My inner ankle bone is red swollen is it gout ?

Can!: It is not uncommon for the ankle to be involved. Certainly less common than the mtp, and more common than the knee. Upper extremeity joints are all less common than the lower extremity, because of their dependency. Fluid from your vascualr system seeps out more in the lower extremity. At night, water moves back into your blood stream than uric acid, which crystalizes and gout attack occurs. ...Read more

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What can I do for my husband who has gout and gets swollen feet/ankles/fingers every time he eats?

What can I do for my husband who has gout and gets swollen feet/ankles/fingers every time he eats?

Get him treated: Gout is caused by increase blood levels of uric acid and can be treated suscessfully with long term medications. During acute attack you need to use anti inflammatory NSAID drugs like indocin, (indomethacin) Motrin or naprosyn but long term you need meds to bring your uric acid down and need to go on a special diet to avoid too much meat and beer atc, he can also use allupurinol so check with your doctor/rhematol. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husband has gout.nothing help+he can eat basicly nothing without getting swollen feet,ankles or fingers?

What do you suggest if my husband has gout.nothing help+he can eat basicly nothing without getting swollen feet,ankles or fingers?

Gout rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read more

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I have an achy throbbing pain in my leg leg and foot, with foot being worse, my ankle is swollen warm not hot. Neither is like gout or neuropathy pain?

I have an achy throbbing pain in my leg leg and foot, with foot being worse, my ankle is swollen warm not hot. Neither is like gout or neuropathy pain?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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For how long is a sprained ankle swollen?

For how long is a sprained ankle swollen?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the sprain and how it is treated. ...Read more

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I went to the carribean and feet and ankle swollen most of the trip.. I'm home now and still swollen?

I went to the carribean and feet and ankle swollen most of the trip.. I'm home now and still swollen?

Here are some ...: How are the concern going now? Has that new or recurrent for you? To know what has happened, doc needs the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of swelling & its associated Sx over time ; so collect those for analysis. Besides, he/she needs to exam you and do tests to figure out if you have DVT, marginal heart or kidney function, etc. So, don't wait but get it done. ...Read more

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Around my ankles are itchy, tight and slightly swollen?

Varicose : Sound a bit like varicose veins may be responsible. See a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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Is a broken ankle swollen or painful?

Is a broken ankle swollen or painful?

Yes: Fractured (broken) ankles can be both painful and swollen. There are other conditions that can cause pain and swelling in a joint such as the ankle. If there has been trauma to the ankle, a sprain could give the same symptoms. ...Read more

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Found my ankle swollen for no reason and now it hurts ?

Found my ankle swollen for no reason and now it hurts ?

Ankles: Usually don't swell for no reason. Particularly just one. A visit to the doctor may help you find the cause. More information would also be helpful such as is it red? Is the swelling pitting? Other medical issues? Where specifically is the pain by the ankle? When does it hurt? ...Read more

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Why is my whole foot and ankle swollen and nothing happened to it ?

Why is my whole foot and ankle swollen and nothing happened to it ?

Evaluation: Swelling without injury should be evaluated. See your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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What causes your ankles tobe swollen and itchy?

What causes your ankles tobe swollen and itchy?

See a doctor: These symptoms could be from many things. ...Read more

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more