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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swollen Ankels

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Swollen lumps on ankle. What are possible causes?

Outer side: Most commonly are lipoma masses but could be other and an evaluation is necessary see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes people feet (ankle and lower) to get swollen?

What causes people feet (ankle and lower) to get swollen?

Edema: Swelling to the feet and ankles is common as we get older but 32 is not older. It can be a vascular insufficiency, kidney or blood pressure issue. If you have been given a diuretic by your doctor - take it on schedule! You can try to wear support hose and elevate your fee when out of bed. If this does not relieve your issue see your doctor. Do not ignore this. ...Read more

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I have had a sprained ankle for three weeks and its still mildly swollen and causes me some pain some pain what should I do?

I have had a sprained ankle for three weeks and its still mildly swollen and causes me some pain  some pain what should I do?

It may take months: Ankle/foot sprains are known to last longer than other parts of body because of their weight-bearing nature on every step you take. Mild sprain may last couple of wks, but severe ones may take months, good shoes/cushions, ankle support/aircast/braces may help. Elevate when u can. Motrin/aleve may easy pain/inflammation. If persistent/more severe, consult doc. My ankle sprain x5 months-still sore. ...Read more

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What would cause random outside ankle pain with no recent injury? I have a history of several ankle sprains. Ankle also feels stiff & a little swollen

What would cause random outside ankle pain with no recent injury? I have a history of several ankle sprains. Ankle also feels stiff & a little swollen

Sick Anl;e.: A history of several ankle sprains can definitely be part of, if not, the total reason for your problem. The successive injuries have probably destabilized the soft tissue supporting the ankle. The swelling and stiffness help to hold the unstable in check. You will need to have the ankle evaluated. Specific treatment can then be established to help with your problem. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen, bruised ankle?

What can cause a swollen, bruised ankle?

Injury: Trauma is the usual culprit ....bruising can also come thru compression...like if a cast or something else is on too tight., ...Read more