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Ankles Swell When Walking
One or Both?: If you are having swelling and pain while standing and walking, then you probably have something strained like a tendon or ligament. Also, ther is a good possibility that you have some arthritis. A sudden increase in swelling, redness and pain can often be Gout. The best thing to do is to get an x-ray and evaluation depending on your pain level. Ice and antiinflammatory medicine can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It depends: Knee pain can be a torn cartilage or arthritis. If it hurts getting up from a chair or going dwon the stairs, you may have patella chondromalacia, an irregularity in the surface of the back of the kneecap. For every pound someone is overweight its an extra 4 lbs. On the knee, so this can make a small problem hurt worse. To know what is going on you probably need an x-ray and possibly an mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain lower back, both legs, knees. Hips & bum hurt intermittently when walking. Legs both achey, lower legs hurt when massaged. Hurt when resting to?
Ankle Popping: Popping can range from mal-alignment of the tendons not tracking right to arthritis. Depending on the issue, orthotics from a podiatrist can be quite helpful. Even if currently not painful, you should see a podiatrist as these tend to become progressively worse over time. Early intervention is the the key to prevention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insuffiency: Usually when you have swelling in your feet and legs when sitting it is due to a condition called venous insuffiency. The veins in the legs do not work well and retain fluid which should be circulated through out the body. This fluid is then retained in the skin. If left untreated it can lead to cellulitis (skin infection) and wounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More support: Probably would benefit from more supportive shoes and inserts. If still persists see podiatrist. ...Read more
Pain in lower front and medial leg. Started when hurt ankle running weeks ago. struggling to walk on it. makes foot turn outward and pronate?
Foot hurts pronates: You need to see a Dr. as you may have a fracture or torn tenon. ...Read more
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to strengthen your quads to improve tracking, and avoiding deep knee bending activities. Also oral or topical nsaids can be of benefit, as well as a brace. Injection of cortisone or hyaluronic acid also very popular. If all else fails, then scope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unusual symptom: It is difficult to understand what exactly you mean without watching you when you walk down stairs. In any case see a neurologist. ...Read more
When i lay down my ankles and feet swelling go down but when i get up and walk they swell back up?
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
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