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Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
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Ankle Swelling (Definition)

Ankle swelling is also known as Swollen ankles. Ankle swelling is a symptom in which a person has swelling in one or both ankles. Swelling can be caused by ...Read more


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Phlebitis? Right leg and ankle swollen and red. Warm to the touch.

Phlebitis? Right leg and ankle swollen and red.  Warm to the touch.

Could be, but...: You should have this looked at asap. You need to make sure this is not a developing infection. If it is not an infection, it could be any number of inflammation problems - phlebitis being one of them. Gout or another inflammatory arthritis is a possibility as well as a skin inflammation indicating some underlying systemic problem. Basic lab work can rule out a significant problem. ...Read more

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Left leg middle of shin and ankle swelling and pain?

Leg pain: If not activity related could be related to blood clot (dvt), could be infectious such as cellulitis, or could be inflamed such as gout. Not enough information here to really be more definitive. ...Read more

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Ankle swollen, Feels fine to touch. Just aches from around my heel, ankle and up my leg alittle. no injury. blood clot?

Ankle swollen, Feels fine to touch. Just aches from around my heel, ankle and up my leg alittle. no injury. blood clot?

Not blood clot: Uncertain why you're having this discomfort. It possibly could be related to your level of conditioning. In order to clarify the reason for the aching you need to have an evaluation by your physician and decide what if anything else is going on. It can be due to no specific medical problems and just a part of your normal physiology ...Read more

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Cuz ankle swollen 6days.pain w/rotating,dull pain up to low leg,tingly,purple,no injury,ice no relief.VERYoverweight.Underactive thyroid.med Levothyroxine 75 mg.Has no doctor.serious?care?

Cuz ankle swollen 6days.pain w/rotating,dull pain up to low leg,tingly,purple,no injury,ice no relief.VERYoverweight.Underactive thyroid.med Levothyroxine 75 mg.Has no doctor.serious?care?

Be seen: I would definitely be seen immediately, if you can't get in somewhere go to the ER. Infection, arterial insufficiency, and a blood clot are all potentially life threatening conditions that could explain your symptoms and need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Large, swollen, hard bump on top of foot below ankle. Swelling seems to have cut off circulation to second toe. What could this be caused from?

Large, swollen, hard bump on top of foot below ankle. Swelling seems to have cut off circulation to second toe. What could this be caused from?

Ganglionic cyst: I agree that you may have a cyst. Seek a foot specialist for the proper evaluation you may need to have it drained and aspirated or removed. ...Read more

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I fell 2 weeks ago & badly bruised my leg above my ankle. It still hurts, is red & a bit swollen & has a slight bump. Will it heal on its own?

I fell 2 weeks ago & badly bruised my leg above my ankle. It still hurts, is red & a bit swollen & has a slight bump. Will it heal on its own?

Heat should help.: The bruise color should be about green or yellow now. That is good. The pain should be going down. That is good. At this point I would apply heat. A wet towel warmed up in a microwave would do fine. If things don't improve after the heat then seek professional advice. ...Read more