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Causes Of Sharp Pain In Ankle
Sciatic pain causing sharp pulsing pain around outer ankle bone &numbness& numbness underside of toes but no longer shooting down entire leg. Better?
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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
Achilles tendinitis : The most likely cause for this type of pain is what is called achilles tendinitis. This is a small tear of the achilles' tendon or inflammation around the tendon. Some simple ways to prevent this is to do some stretching exercises. You could also benefit from a custom orthotic. I would recommend seeing your foot and ankle specialist such as a podiatrist or orthopedist to prevent further injury. ...Read more
Ankle gives out a lot, even when walking, and afterwards, i may be unable to walk due to the pain. And it sometimes has a sharp pain. Possible causes?
Ankle gives out: The most common cause is an old, chronic tear of the supporting ligaments on the outside of the ankle ATF and CF ligaments. PT may help give strength to the supporting ankle tendons, but if the ligaments are lax or torn, they will need to be repaired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I will be running and all of a sudden I will feel a sharp pain in one of my ankles (it happens to both) and it will cause my leg to give out.Whats up?
Running and ankle: pain. There are a number of POSSIBILITIES and you need to see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. One POSSIBILITY is Osgood-Schlatters disease. Here's a link http://www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/osgood-schlatter-disease Please do not self-treat but see your doc to be safe and heal properly. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Whenever i walk my ankle pops&i get a sharp pain&whenever i lean on my wrist to brace myself i get a horrible stabbing pain. Possible causes?
Location : Of the popping is important to helping figure a diagnosis. For example if it occurs on the outside it may be your peroneal tendons popping out from the retinaculum. In either case you have pain and hence should see a doctor. See an orthopedist as they can take care of your wrist issue as well. ...Read more
My right leg is rotated out about 30 degrees and i believe its starting to cause pain when i walk. Is there anything i can do? Im 23 male and the pain is in my ankle on the outside and on the front of my ankle. It feels like really sharp pain like shin sp
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