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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

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What could cause a swollen leg and ankle?

What could cause a swollen leg and ankle?

Thrombosis: An abrupt swelling of the leg can be very serious and represent a blood clot in the veins of the leg. This needs to be evaluated immediately. Other causes are usually chronic related to venous insufficiency or chronic congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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What are common causes of a swollen leg and ankle?

What are common causes of a swollen leg and ankle?

Swelling: There are so many causes i could fill the page. I will list a few and others will ad to the list. High blood pressure, injury, tendonitis, ligament tear, alcohol, diabetes, circulatory issues, arthritis, allergic reaction, blood clots etc... ...Read more

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About the same time every year my right ankle and foot becomes swollen.What causes that?

Shoes/activity: May be associated with the seasons activity or shoe style. You will need to be a detective. Less likely is arthritis that only flares up with the weather. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen left ankle with no pain usually and i can't complete a deep breath?

What would cause a swollen left ankle with no pain usually and i can't complete a deep breath?

Get to ER: Most likely you have a DVT and with shortness of breath it could go to your lungs. This is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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I have pain in left ankle. Xray didn't show anything. What would be the next to find out the cause of pain. Not swollen or redness?

Exam..Exam..History.: You need to have a thorough exam of your foot and ankle as well as a description of the pain, it's route, severity,and location. This is the type of information that is necessary to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can swollen ankle cause by menstruation?

Hormones: If it is both legs it could definately be hormonal, swollen ankles are much more common in females. ...Read more

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Can cerebral palsy cause a swollen ankle?

Can cerebral palsy cause a swollen ankle?

The cerebral : Palsy itself doesn't cause swollen ankles. It is possible a deformity as a result of the cerebral palsy does. Another words not everyone with cerebral palsy is going to have swollen feet or ankles. ...Read more

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My outer ankle bone has been swollen for 2 weeks hurts to walk can't get comfortable cause of pain what should I do?

My outer ankle bone has been swollen for 2 weeks hurts to walk can't get comfortable cause of pain what should I do?

Ankle pain: Pain that lasts for this long should be evaluated. If it was injured or not, a podiatrist will diagnose and treat the pain for you. ...Read more

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I have a swollen right foot and ankle no injury its been this way about a week. I was an iv drug user for awhile what could be the cause?

I have a swollen right foot  and ankle no injury its been this way about a week. I was an iv drug user for awhile what could  be the cause?

You would need to : Be evaluated, so many things can cause swelling. The fact it is unilateral adds to the differential diagnosis a blood clot. Usually, in a blood clot the calf would be swollen or painful. (Though, doesn't always have to be) ...Read more