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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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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

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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 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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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?

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