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Doctor insights on: Circular Marks Around Wrists Or Ankles

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Could use expert help with why are my wrists/ankles thicker in the morning?

Could use expert help with why are my wrists/ankles thicker in the morning?

Circulation/edema: Most likely due to fluid retention and circulatory affect. Physical exam by your md and cardiovascular consult if necessary. Labs such as chemistries needed to rule out liver/ kidney causes as well. ...Read more

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Till what age does wrist circumference increase? 20, wrist size 6.7 inches,height 173 cm, ankle 8.9 inches.

Till what age does wrist circumference increase? 20, wrist size 6.7 inches,height 173 cm, ankle 8.9 inches.

Varies somewhat: The mechanism by which the circumference of the wrist increases includes the growth of the bones that make up the wrist, the joint spaces in the wrist, and also the soft tissues of the wrist as well. Bone growth in males can vary quite a bit anywhere usually between 14 and 21. Muscle and tendon size vary with use. Even elderly patients can have increase in wrist circumference due to arthritis. ...Read more

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Can wearing ankle/wrist 1lb weights all day make me get used to more weight and make me faster/stronger or will it have consequences?

Can wearing ankle/wrist 1lb weights all day make me get used to more weight and make me faster/stronger or will it have consequences?

Yes,: 1lb weight is not much for the Ankles. Yes it will make them stronger.Wearing on wrist can be cumbersome. Do you work on computer? then you will be more prone to develop Carpal Tunnel syndrome sooner. ...Read more

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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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I am taking hyomax and have developed a small rash on my wrists and ankles.

Hyomax: Hyomax can dry you up. It it probakbly drying out your skin which is secondarily causing your itching. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain in ankles knees and wrists?

Swelling and pain in ankles knees and wrists?

Have it evaluated.: You may benefit by seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My ankles, knees and wrists always crack ! why is that ?

May be normal!: Lots of people have joints that pop or crack when they move them, and most of the time if it's not painful, it's not a problem. If there is pain when they make noise, see a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more