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Fluid In Ankle
I have been taking triameterne, but had side effects, lookin for a good duretics for fluid in ankles ?
I had trimalleolar surgery I year year ago but still have a lot of pain walking with pockets of fluid around ankle joint. Is this normal?
Part of the healin.: It may take even longer depending on your activity level. You should get a new ankle foot orthotic & brace to control motion ...Read more
My ankle bent and my leg twisted it feels like I'm a Barbie doll and someone is trying to twist and pull my leg of fluid around ankle bone n bruising ?
Twist & Shout: The description of your injury has definite implications of a potential serious injury. Bruising and swelling are signs that there might be extensive soft tissue damage and possibly a fracture. The immediate treatment should be to ice the foot and get it elevated. Avoid walking on it by using crutches until you can see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Painful ankle, burning sensation, stiff, difficulty bearing weight. No injury done. Surgery post 1.1 years. Ct scan = large fluid in ankle joint/reces?
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
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
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
Water falls...: Since it's only in one ankle, it's either trauma induced or something else is going on further up the leg, causing an impeded venous return. Either way, begin by elevating the foot higher than your heart. To remove all doubt, consult with a primary care physician, either your own or consult one at Healthtap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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