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Possible, but rare: Peripheral diabetic neuropathy, often starting on the feet, can have itching sensation but more often with burning/tingling/pain rather than itching. Often dry skin, eczema (dishydrosis), fungal infections are causes of itching on feet areas. I suggest consulting doc for an examination and test for diabetes, if needed. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gout pain: Gout is an inflammatory condition of a joint; the joint can become painful from an increase in uric acid levels in the joint and the tissues surrounding the painful area. Gout usually affects the hallux joint, the ankle joint, the knee joint, the wrist, and smaller joints of the hands and feet. Uric acid levels can be decreased with diet and medication. Ask your physician and podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hubby recently got small & visible red veins spread around his ankle. Is it a sign of worry? He does not feel pain but feet hurts at the end of day
These can B common-: -in people who stand at a work ststion but also can also run in families. Not usually a sign of deeper vein problems. If this is really worrisome 2 U both, get an appointment with your PCP. ...Read more
Worked on feet alot now at desk every time I workout/sports ankles hurt & swell feel like bruising no visual signs though pain last several days?
Husband foot ankle calf ran over by forklift. Refuses ER but I am concerned of internal bleeding. Any signs to look for? Can walk and move everything
Doubt int bleed: Internal bleeding in the leg is usually seen with hard tight painful muscle compartments. It's also very soon after a trauma like that. If he has no pain and is able to move without pain, it's unlikely he has internal muscle bleeding (compartment syndrome). As far as tearing vessels, it's highly unlikely from your description. Set up an appointment to a doctor, he may quality for workers comp. ...Read more
Apart from X-ray what r obvious signs of fractured ankle/foot it's swollen can walk but painful to swells more wen i do?
Difficult to tell: Clinically, it is difficult to differentiate an ankle fracture from a bad sprain. A rule of thumb generally used is that if you can bear weight or walk, it is less likely you have a fracture. If you have continued pain it is best to see a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hit shin very hard yesteday. Have a bruise/lump/cut on lower left shin but pain in upper shin with shooting pain in foot/ankle/upper shin. Do I need t be seen oor normal signs of bad bruising?
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Ankle injury: Pain especially increasing with weight bearing, swelling of the ankle, bruising of the skin, loss of function, decreased range of motion are some of the signs. This type injury requires an examination and often an x-ray to determine the proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible but: Possible but there are a number of other conditions that can lead to the same symptoms. ...Read more
What kind of ankle problem if there is pain esp after activity but no visible signs of swelling? Swelling showed on xaray tho.
1) you don't need : To have swelling to have pain, pain can come without swelling. 2) usually, if there is swelling on an xray it would be seen clinically as xrays predominantly show bone. When swelling is seen on the film, I think it would be rare or a doc not to detect it clinically. Pain may be due to soft tissue injury I.e sprained ankle, posterior tibial tendon injury, sinus tarsi syndrome, etc etc get evaluated ...Read more
Cut back of ankle two days ago on a door at work. Having problems walking (limping around) is this a sign I should seek medical attention?
Spasms & relaxation: Ankle clonus is a series of abnormal reflex movements of the foot, induced by bending the foot upward at the ankle, causing alternate contraction and relaxation of the calf muscle. This can be present in stroke patients, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis. If this is indeed present, talk to your doctor about getting a neurology referral. ...Read more
Closed Ankle: reduction. Are you being a little impatient? Ankle fractures take weeks to months to improve. Are you following the advice of your physician? It is likely it should not even be weight bearing by now, are you following that advice? Have you followed up as directed? See or call your doctor and see if your expectations are on the right tract, you had a significant injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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