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Cut Near Ankle Caused Bones
If I have a cut near my ankle and now my ankle is stuff, could I have caused my ankle bones to be infected?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I had an accident 14 months ago what made the extra bone in my ankle hurt. Can I get it removed as it's still a problem and causes pain daily?
With hardware in ankle, could a relatively minor trauma cause the bone to break which otherwise might not have happened if there had not been a plate?
Not generally: In general a plate strengthens the bone by allowing healing without movement. Once the initial fracture has healed, the plate will not make it more likely to break that bone. It is possible, however, if the plate is still very fresh, that the screw sites will not yet have fully healed, and minor trauma might cause some damage in a freshly plated bone fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone spurs: Bone spurs to the feet and ankles are most often caused from trauma or arthritis (wear and tear to the joints) or in the case of the calcaneous (heel bone) can be from Enthesopathy (pulling of soft tissue from bone). This can be cause from the tendon or ligament from being too tight and resulting in a chronic pulling off situation. See your podiatrist and he/she can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Can a recurring pain in the leg just above the ankle area due to fluid in the bone is the cause be cured?
Most likely: This depends on your diagnosis from your doctor. If you have swelling in the bone due to fluid, this can usually be treated either by aspiration or immobilization. If this is some form of bone infection, than antibiotics, and if some sort of bone tumor, than possible surgical treatment. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I broke my ankle a couple years ago and had a plate put in the fibula bone. Do the plates ever cause problems?
? Hematoma: You may have accumulation of blood under the outer lining of the bone, subperiosteal hematoma. If the swelling does not subside in a couple of weeks you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
NO: There is no connection. The Saddle deformity is an exostosis (bony outgrowth) of the FOOT bones. The ankle is not involved! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
What can cause pain in the right ankle on the topside on the inside with swelling, burning in bone?
What cause random tingling in random parts of the body like ankle funny bone could that be my.anxiety?
I have puffy pouches, size of walnuts, in front of my outside ankle bones, what causes this, i don't see them on other people?
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