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What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

Arthritis: You need some x-rays of your ankles and wrist. See your doctor. Meanwhile try stretches, ice, wraps, nsaids. ...Read more

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Sharp Pain on both sides of left ankle what's the cause of this?

Sharp Pain on both sides of left ankle what's the cause of this?

SHOES: Perhaps it time to get new shoes or you may have stresses your Left Ankle running. My advice would be to rest your ankle for several days. If that doesn't work try a new shoe. if all else fails a sports medicine doctor will help you. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 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 more

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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

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

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I get a sharp pain in my left ankle when I'm playing basketball when I jump or try to explode off my left foot what is the cause of that?

I get a sharp pain in my left ankle when I'm playing basketball when I jump or try to explode off my left foot what is the cause of that?

Ankle pain: when jumping can be a sign of a ligament injury, cartilage damage or tendonitis. This can be prevented and/or treated after getting an exam done. Check with a Podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment plan if needed. Make sure to always stretch well before and after any activity! ...Read more

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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

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What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, stepping on an object, calluses and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp pain at the top of left leg, right at the crease.. It comes and goes and does not last long but it very sharp.

What could cause a sharp pain at the top of left leg, right  at the crease.. It comes and goes and does not last long but it very sharp.

Nerve irritation: Nerve irritation pain is very sharp and the nerve root irritation usually is in the back even though it is felt only in the leg. Other symptoms of nerve irritation are numbness, pins and needles and shooting pains. Muscle problems related to nerve irritation is usually that of stiffness, tightness, aching with muscle tenderness. Please consult with your family dr.. ...Read more

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What are common causes of a sharp pain that shoots down the back of your leg?

Muscle or nerve: For a young person, the most likely issue is muscle pain in the 'posterior chain" these are the muscles that keep you erect. These include the buttocks and the hamstrings as well as the low back muscles. They could be responding to a problem in the lower back.. Or you could have an si, sacroiliac, issue. You could also have a pinched nerve from a herniation of the lumbar disk in the low back. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain in the foot?

Many things: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the foot. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with sharp pain in the feet should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can leg claudication cause random sharp pain?

Can leg claudication cause random sharp pain?

Unlikely: Leg claudication is a cramping muscle pain, and/or numbness/pain in the foot which comes on with exercise and improves with rest. Claudication symptoms are very predictable and reproducible. The random sharp pain you describe is unlikely to be claudication pain. ...Read more

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What can cause a sharp pain on the inner part of my foot?

What can cause a sharp pain on the inner part of my   foot?

Pain inside of foot: There may be a number of reasons for pain on the inner part of your foot. Injury to joints could cause pain. There may also be injury to ligaments and tendons. Some of the more common problems are posterior tibial pain, fascial pain, and joint pain. Please see a local podiatrist to have it checked out. ...Read more