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Ankles In Pain
I really struggle to loose weight. My problem is I have sprained both my ankles to many times. And if I try jogging or gym my ankles starts paining.
Need more info...: Is ankle swelling bilaterally symmetrical, involving evenly or locally/ regionally? Do you have short of breath? Have you had history of congestive heart failure...? Hotdogs alone at most should just increase salt intake leading to edema in patients with marginal heart function. So, seek evaluation, confirmation, care, & counseling timely so to relieve current and future worry. Best... ...Read more
I have pain in my outside ankle the pain comes and goes there is a little swelling. What could that be?
I had a heavy object dropped on the side of my ankle. Significant pain and swelling. Could it be broken?
An X-ray would tell: And should be taken, .Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible but: Possible but there are a number of other conditions that can lead to the same symptoms. ...Read more
Ankle swelling: If the ankle swelling is acute it could be from a recent injury. You may want to make sure that there is no fracture or injury to the talar dome within the ankle. If it is chronic and has not resolved, ice, elevation and an ankle brace might help. An MRI can determine if there is ligamentous injury, effusion of the joint, and or injury to the ankle mortise or talus. ...Read more
Lumps need: Evaluation. Oftentimes, they should be biopsies to rule out any malignancy. It can be something benign like a ganglion. But, it definatively needs to be looked at. ...Read more
Picture, please: It's hard to tell what those are without more information provided and seeing the rash. ...Read more
I'm due to have a spur removal in my ankle. The pain is unbearable today and my pulse is visible. Is this ok?
Not OK.: Give your surgeon a call and see if he can give you some suggestions based on his pre-surgical assessment. Unbearable pain is not OK and either your surgeon or a pain specialist should be consulted. ...Read more
I have removed my broken ankle plaster and I have started to walk with crutches and my ankle is paining. Is it still broken?
Last couple of days I've been having ankle heel pain hurts so bad that I can't stand nothing to touch it no injury the pain is bad I b in tears?
I noticed when I woke up this A.M. that I had what appears to be a dent in my skin just above the right ankle no pain just seems weird it’s visible?
Usually ok: Waking up with dents in the skin somewhere usually means a person slept with constant pressure on a hard object. For example, sleeping with one's face on a wristwatch can leave a dent the shape of a watch on her face... temporarily. If worried about dents in the feet or lower legs, one's doctor can examine to see if there is excess fluid in the skin down there. ...Read more
My ankle was paining wwith out reason I had consulted to docter he said nothing is wrong with it please suggest me a idea to relieve from pain plse?
He's Wrong.: Unless you doctor is very familiar with the ankle and subtalor joints, I wouldn't give his/her opinion much thought. There is a lot going on in the area and certainly pain means that something is amiss. Have a new set of eyes examine the ankle or contact a Healthtap specialist. ...Read more
See Doctor: You need to have this examined.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a doctor: You may have tarsal tunnel.Get a more detailed answer ›
Last few days I wake up with my left ankle in pain. Day before I walked golf course. Day before that I walk alot at work as Fedex driver.?
What causes sharp pain at the back of my ankle? The pain comes and goes and when I have the pain it hurts so bad I can't walk on it. Its not swollen
Sorry: We are not allowed to answer questions to minors. Have parent or older friend ask on your behalf. ...Read more
Mgt: It is probably sprained rather than broken, but if the pain continues, please see your PCP. ...Read more
I am 51 yr old woman, overweight. I have pain in both of my knees and my left ankle. The pain is horrible at nite. What sneaker do you suggest?
Address overweight: Overeating of the wrong foods results in obesity associated with ihnflammation. Get rid of all forms of sugar and sweeeteners, diet drinks, candy, desserts, ice cream, cookiesetc. And eat only god made food. You will lose weight and the inflammation will die down. It is ujp to you. There are no short cuts. ...Read more
3 yr ago trimal fx w dislocation lig and cart inj. Always have pain but now worse. Rt ankle eversion. Pain worse rt side up to knee. Why? No new inj.
At least 2 possibil-:
1: unlikely that you have developed arthritis, so soon, as it usually takes about 10 years, but I believe it can occur if the fracture wasn't anatomically reduced ; fixed, or if the fracture was really a bad one.
2: most likely sounds like a referred pain from your back with nerves to the leg affected.
See your orthopod to have it diagnosed.
Good luck. ...Read more
What causes sharp pain at the back of the ankle? The pain comes and goes. When I have to pain, it hurts so bad I can't walk on it. There's no swelling
Achilles tendinitis: This could be achilles tendinitis (an inflammation of the tendon in the back of the ankle that promotes ankle plantar flexion (pushing down against the ground to push off to walk). If inflamed it will hurt with walking and running. Relative rest and the use of tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and Motrin for decreasing the inflammation. Physical therapy will also aid in pain relief and healing of the tendinitis. ...Read more