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Can a cystic bone lesion in the ankle cause ankle pain?

Can a cystic bone lesion in the ankle  cause ankle pain?

Sure: Bone pain can be troublesome, and a cystic bone lesion can certainly cause it. Make sure you get the cystic bone lesion evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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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Can a small ankle effusion cause burning in the ankle and foot?

Can a small ankle effusion cause burning in the ankle and foot?

Ankle effusuion: It depends where the effusion is located. If it is the Tarsal canal, then you can experiencing burning. However, you should be worked up by a foot and ankle specialist to make sure exactly what is causing your burning. ...Read more

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Can a dislocated knee cause a fracture in the femur and bone bruising?

Can a dislocated knee cause a fracture in the femur and bone bruising?

Dislocated knee: Differentiate between dislocated patella and a dislocated knee--but, yes, both can cause fracture and bone bruise. Higher energy injury may be the culprit. ...Read more

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Can a recurring pain in the leg just above the ankle area due to fluid in the bone is the cause be cured?

Can a recurring pain in the leg just above the ankle area due to fluid in the bone is the cause be cured?

Most likely: This depends on your diagnosis from your doctor. If you have swelling in the bone due to fluid, this can usually be treated either by aspiration or immobilization. If this is some form of bone infection, than antibiotics, and if some sort of bone tumor, than possible surgical treatment. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can atletes foot cause swelling in the groin?

Can atletes foot cause swelling in the groin?

Fungus or lymph node: A fungal skin infection can cause athlete's foot and "jock itch". Do you have redness and itch in groin? Swelling in groin could also be an enlarged lymph node. Get checked by your doc. ...Read more

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Could a small stress fracture in the heel cause pain to the the rest of the foot?

Could a small stress fracture in the heel cause pain to the the rest of the foot?

Yes : If you are walking on your foot as you are likely compensating and therefore straining the rest of the foot. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the heel and ankle area?

What could cause pain in the heel and ankle area?

Heel pain: There are many causes of this pain. Your best first course of action is to see your podiatrist for an evaluation and diagnosis and treatment plan. Then you will know and someone will start to help you feel better . ...Read more

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Can a sciatic nerve cause you to have excessive water in the knee and pain swelling in ankle and foot? Or a torn acl?

Can a sciatic nerve cause you to have excessive water in the knee and pain swelling in ankle and foot? Or a torn acl?

Not directly. Tho --: The nerve injury can affect the whole leg resulting in weakness, inability to stand on it. Such situation can cause a fall or injury with pain/swelling of joints of the foot/ankle/knee. Torn acl is not particularly associated with nerve injury. ...Read more

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What would be causing bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

What would be causing  bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What would be causing bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

What would be causing  bone bruise to continue to cause mild pain swelling numbness in other parts of the leg a year after injury?

You need an X-ray: to be sure there's not something going on in the bone other than a bruise. This could be serious. Good luck ...Read more

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Can bursitis in the Achilles heel cause swelling?

Can bursitis in the Achilles heel cause swelling?

Heel swelling: Yes. Bursitis is inflammation of a fluid filled sack. Along the insertion of the achilles. So anytime you have inflammation of the bursa it will swell thus causing swelling of the heel. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a severe bone bruise of the tibia cause compartment syndrome in the lower thigh of the same leg.

Is it possible to have a severe bone bruise of the tibia cause compartment syndrome in the lower thigh of the same leg.

Compartment syndrome: Is not likely to move up to the thigh from the lower leg. The fascia of the muscles of the legs and arms is so tight that it doesn't allow for expansion in the crushed muscle so the swelling leads to pain and damage to additional muscle and can result in loss of the limb in extreme cases. Have it checked in an emergency room...Special equipment to measure increase in pressure in the muscle. ...Read more

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Could swelling of the knee and water on the knee be related to bone cancer or osteosarcoma?

Could swelling of the knee and water on the knee be related to bone cancer or osteosarcoma?

Possibly: This is a very difficult question to answer in 400 characters.Certainly a tumor is one of the least common causes of swelling around the knee. That being said, if you do have a tumor close to the knee, then it is possible that you can experience what we call a reactive effusion and thus experience fluid swelling or bleeding within the knee. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

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