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Doctor insights on: Calcium Deposit On Ankle Bone

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Have a nonunion fracture R ankle. Now have bone loss and weird calcium deposits. In The Fracture. How do they usually treat this?

Have a nonunion fracture R ankle. Now have bone loss and weird calcium deposits. In The Fracture. How do they usually treat this?

More stuff.....: These conditions are evaluated and treated on a case by case basis. More information is needed to even discuss the possible treatment options. ...Read more

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What can cause sacs of fuild on my ankle bone?

See your doctor: There are several causes of fluid or edema around your ankles. It could be a venous problem, arthritis, medication, chf, kidney disease. See your doctor. ...Read more

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A popping ankle bone after injury, should I be concerned?

Popping ankle: This could be a issue that you need to have looked at.
There can be a tendon that moves around a structure (bone) and this can tear the tendon. Easier to take care of before real damage is done. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of leaving a broken ankle bone untreated?

What are the consequences of leaving a broken ankle bone untreated?

If displaced it coul: If the ankle fracture is displace it could result in instability of the ankle joint leading to deformity arthritis and pain. If the fracture is non-displaced immobilization will allow it to heal uneventfully. You should see your doctor for care. ...Read more

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What could cause the area around my ankle bone, malleolus to hurt all the time?

What could cause the area around my ankle bone, malleolus to hurt all the time?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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I hit my ankle bone on the side of my bed and it is slightly swollen. What should I do?

I hit my ankle bone on the side of my bed and it is slightly swollen. What should I do?

Ice: Rice:
rest - don't walk around a lot on it if it hurts to.
Ice - ice compresses, 20 minutes every hour.
Compression - wrap in an ace bandage or a neoprene wrap.
Elevation - put your foot up on a chair, ideally elevate above the heart if it's really swollen.
If it's not getting better in a day or two go see a doctor. ...Read more

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I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

NEED A VISUAL.: Without being able to see it, it sounds like a fibroma. Only by seeing it and touching it would I be able to determine if a biopsy is needed. Follow-up with a podiatrist.
Sincerely,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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My ankle bone contusion won't heal, what to do?

My ankle bone contusion won't heal, what to do?

Either: See superman, who has x-ray vision, or, if he's not available, go to a podiatrist or orthopedist and get an x-ray. What you're calling a contusion might really be a fracture. I assume you have no underlying medical conditions like diabetes that would delay healing. Also, since inflammation is part of healing, taking anti-inflammatory medications will also delay healing. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

Tendonitis possibly.: See a doctor for a proper evaluation. X-rays may be necessary. ...Read more

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Ankle bone spurrs?

More info needed: Not sure what you are asking, need more info. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chip in ankle bone to heal?

Can take a while: It can take several months but it is possible that it may not heal. It may need to be removed if it is affecting the joint. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I feel a knot on the back of my ankle bone?

Knot: It is impossible to know from the information provided. I would recommend that you see your podiatrist and look into this. If it is nothing at least you will know. If it is something that needs to be addressed you will have it covered. ...Read more

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I have pain on the upper side of my ankle bone. What could be wrong?

I have pain on the upper side of my ankle bone. What could be wrong?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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3 months ago I hit the outer part of my ankle hard (on a pointed corner) in the hollow area around the ankle bone. Shouldn't it be healed by now?

3 months ago I hit the outer part of my ankle hard (on a pointed corner) in the hollow area around the ankle bone. Shouldn't it be healed by now?

Yes: Even if there was a fracture, it should be healed in three months.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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When your tendon slides over your ankle bone, what is that called?

Perineal tendon: It sounds like your peroneal tendon is subluxing over yor lateral malleolus due to a tear in the retinaculum (fibrous tissue band) that would normally hold it in place see your podiatric surgeon and it can be repaired. ...Read more

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What can cause this pain between my navicular and talus bones in my ankle?

What can cause this pain between my navicular and talus bones in my ankle?

Arthritic changes: Is a possibility, however x-rays would be helpful in making your diagnosis,
misalignment of the talus bone or peri talar subluxation can happen with a severe flatfoot as well. ...Read more

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Pain on the outside of my left leg starting about an inch above my ankle bone and going up about 1.5"?

Pain on the outside of my left leg starting about an inch above my ankle bone and going up about 1.5"?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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I am wondering why both of my ankles burn right at the ankle bone. .. This has been going in for about 2 weeks. .. It started with one?

I am wondering why both of my ankles burn right at the ankle bone. .. This has been going in for about 2 weeks. .. It started with one?

Think arthritis: Especially if there is no history of injury. Seeing a podiatrist or orthopedist can provide a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I twisted my ankle 3 weeks ago I'm still in pain, and sometimes my whole leg feels heavy! It almost looks like my ankle bone is stickin out?

Hi I twisted my ankle 3 weeks ago I'm still in pain, and sometimes my whole leg feels heavy! It almost looks like my ankle bone is stickin out?

Tendon issues: Some of these long standing ankle sprains are not ankle sprains at all. Posterior tibial tendon issues will give ankle pain, severe swelling and a falling of the arch making the tibial ankle bone seem to stick out. ...Read more

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Amonth ago I rolled my ankle&felt immediate sharp pain, I have iced etc. But I still have sharp pain around ankle bone and up my ankle, any tips?

Amonth ago I rolled my ankle&felt immediate sharp pain, I have iced etc. But I still have sharp pain around ankle bone and up my ankle, any tips?

X-rays: Recommend an x-rays to rule out a fracture. Wrap in an ace bandage or buy a ankle splint. If pain persist, you may need a mri. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle just over 6 months ago and the last few weeks its started to hurt a lot on the back and the outside around the ankle bone. Why?

I sprained my ankle just over 6 months ago and the last few weeks its started to hurt a lot on the back and the outside around the ankle bone. Why?

Sprain again: When you have a bad sprain, the ligament around the joint becomes stretched, after the joint healed, the ligament will be weaker than before, and becomes vulnerable to mutiple small sprain that we do not recognized until the pain becomes noticeable.
need to wear an ankle suport, wear high top sneakers. Stretch the ankle muscle adequatly daily, and see a specialist if pain persisted. ...Read more