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Fluid Build Up In Ankle
Not normal: Extra fluid in any part of the body signals something is wrong. Could be systemic disease (arthritis, kidney, heart, circulation) or could be from injury/wear and tear arthritis. See a podiatrist or pcp first. Either may be able to help or may know which other specialist could help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elevate & Compress: Typically, one should first get evaluated by a vascular specialist despite your young age.This specialist can perform a simple noninvasive test that can see below the skin and determine if there are any issues with the vessels.They may recommend compression stocking with elevation when at rest (sleeping & sitting).Or they may need to suggest other forms of surgical procedures if they find anything. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: If it is peripheral edema the causes include an underlying medical reason- hypothyroidism, venous stasis/insufficiency, heart disease, excess sodium intake, diabetes, or caused by medication. If it is arising from the ankle joints think arthritis. In either case, see your doctor to get at the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
I have constant fluid on both ankles and when I don't my heels become very pain full. Is it cause to worry?
Ankle swelling: The most common reasong for both ankles to swell in adults is the lower leg veins are not getting blood back to the heart very well. This causes fluid, to ooze out of the veins into the surrounding soft tissues. Supportive hose can be helpful. If the swelling is inside both ankle joints, and not the surrounding soft tissues, the causes are quite different. Your primary care physician can help. ...Read more
I have been taking triameterne, but had side effects, lookin for a good duretics for fluid in ankles ?
Ankle swelling: Fluid retention with swelling of the legs could be from several reasons. Need to know you underlying conditions and medications you are taking. Most probably it is from venous insufficiency but need to rule out other causes, like cardiac, kidney, liver related or nutritionally mediated. Have a complete physical exam with some labs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I broke my ankle about 8 years ago and was wondering if there is suppose to be swelling still? Or do I maybe have fluid?
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