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I am in a lot of pain at my ankle, what should I do?

I am in a lot of pain at my ankle, what should I do?

See a podiatrist : Or orthopedist, get evaluated and treated so you can get out of pain. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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I'm wondering whether I should seek further help with my ankle I'm still in a lot of pain did what was told but not helping should I go back to ED ?

I'm wondering whether I should seek further help with my ankle I'm still in a lot of pain did what was told but not helping should I go back to ED ?

Ankle Pain: If you are stable with previously evaluated ankle pain - emergency department is likely not your best option. Use rest, Icing, compression & elevation. NSAID's may help with pain. Acupuncture can speed healing. If not resolving consider a routine follow up appointment wi your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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Broke my ankle three year's ago still a lot of pain?

Broke my ankle three year's ago still a lot of pain?

See Orthopedist: Simple ans: get x-rayed at any facility. Mild pain and no loss of activity usually means mild problem. Different people have different pain tolerances. So if limping or can't do some sport, then likely serious. Slowly worsening pain over months is a serious problem. Rule: moderate joint pain 10 days after an injury needs new xray, 20 days needs orthopedist! some docs do not know this rule! ...Read more

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Compression fracture in my ankle and in a lot of pain. What should I do?

See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more

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I have a torn acl and have not yet had surgery. Im experiencing a lot of pain in my shin and ankle. Is this normal?

Possibly: It is not unusual for the pain/ swelling from a knee injury to track down from the knee into the leg and ankle, but it is also possible that in the same injury with your knee you might have also injured your leg or ankle. I would let your surgeon know before you have your knee surgery. ...Read more

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Im in a lot of pain after surgery on my tybia in my knee is it normal to have swelling in my ankle and foot?

Im in a lot of pain after surgery on my tybia in my knee is it normal to have swelling in my ankle and foot?

Yes: As the tibia is healing from the surgery, it will typically cause swelling from the knee downward. See your surgeon if this becomes worse or painful. ...Read more

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Pain in ankles after shory walks burning sensation and a lot of pain that does not let me continue walking?

Pain in ankles after shory walks burning sensation and a lot of pain that  does not let me continue walking?

Possibilities: Hard to tell without more of a history and examination. May need more support in form of more supportive shoes and inserts. Sounds like there may be nerve impingement. ...Read more

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41yo male.woke up with swollen right ankle, in a lot of pain, it's been five days and not getting better. Hasn't banged, felt poorly then woke up ?

41yo male.woke up with swollen right ankle, in a lot of pain, it's been five days and not getting better. Hasn't banged, felt poorly then woke up ?

Gout: Gout affects the lower extremities more than any other part of the body Whether it is from certain foods or not being able to void the Uric Acid buildup Medicines and lab tests help ...Read more

Puncture Wound (Definition)

A wound created by something sharp penetrating. Example a needle, a knife, a nail ...Read more