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Left neck vein hurts when slightly pressed, fatigue, right wrist hurts upon movement, knee and ankle pain in the morning, no swelling, esr: 35 1st hour?

Left neck vein hurts when slightly pressed, fatigue, right wrist hurts upon movement, knee and ankle pain in the morning, no swelling, esr: 35 1st hour?

Possible Arthritis: Since you know your ESR is elevated, you have seen someone. Your symptoms strongly suggest arthritis or other type of inflammatory process. This needs further evaluation by your primary care doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Ankle Pain (Definition)

It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or ...Read more


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Quick solution to ankle pain? Sprained it this morning.

Quick solution to ankle pain?  Sprained it this morning.

RICE/POLICE: Rest ice compression elevation. An update mnemonic is protection optimal loading ice compression elevation. The key is active recovery not just staying off it: first, get swelling down (hence rice), then re-establish range of motion, strength, and finally fine-tune agility/high level activities (ol). Physical therapy can help optimize your outcome. See a sports med specialist to get started. ...Read more

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What causes me to have really bad ankle pain so I can't walk in the morning?

What causes me to have really bad ankle pain so I can't walk in the morning?

Usually arthtritis: One of the classic signs for arthritis is pain and stiffness of a joint first thing in the morning. Some say it feels like the bone have to get into place. Same symptoms can occur after you have been sitting down for a while. ...Read more

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I get an ankle pain when I wake up in the morning whichgoes away once I start walking. What could it be?

I get an ankle pain when I wake up in the morning whichgoes away once I start walking. What could it be?

Could be: Arthritic pain or synovitis to ankle joint. If continues see podiatrist to head off something more serious. ...Read more

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Knee and top of ankle pain, swelling, right leg. No injury. Began at end of strep. Pain flares when walking and in morning unexplained bruising/bumps?

Knee and top of ankle pain, swelling, right leg. No injury. Began at end of strep. Pain flares when walking and in morning unexplained bruising/bumps?

See a doctor: These symptoms deserve a detailed evaluation. Without further information and the ability to examine you would not venture a guess, but would definitely see a good clinician. Hope this all works out well. ...Read more

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16y M with Congenital icthyosis. Elbow, wrist, knee, ankle joint pain and stiffness. Greater in the morning. Relieved by walking/movement! ?

16y M with Congenital icthyosis. Elbow, wrist, knee, ankle joint pain and stiffness. Greater in the morning. Relieved by walking/movement!
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Physical Therapy: Congenital Ichthyosis is a genetic disorder; presents at birth with blisters of skin; progresses to thickened, marked scaling of skin; worse over flexural creases of joints & more. Treatment is mainly supportive. Tight skin limits joint range of motion. Increasing your physical activity can help which is why you get relief with movement. See doctor to begin physical therapy; Yoga helps too. ...Read more

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Doflat feet cause foot and ankle pain?

Doflat feet cause foot and ankle pain?

YES: Yes, they can. A podiatrist can help you, perhaps with a pair of Rx orthotic devices.

Sincerely,

Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Can flat foot cause foot and ankle pain?

'Flat feet': Yes. Medial arch and/or transverse arch loss can cause foot and ankle pain by changing the normal 'architecture' of walking. A foot& ankle orthopedist consultation to address the 'flat feet' would be recommended to assess the need fir orthotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Flat feet cause very bad foot and ankle pain?

Flat feet: Absolutely, plus knee, hip, and back pain as you get older. See foot specialist to control flat foot.
Good Luck ...Read more

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My tendons and/or ligaments in my heel are too short, causing me chronic foot and ankle pain. How can this be treated?

My tendons and/or ligaments in my heel are too short, causing me chronic foot and ankle pain. How can this be treated?

Orthotics: Orthotics will support your arch and reduce pain in the heel, arch and ball of foot. It will also keep the posterior tibial tendon and achilles' tendon from overuse. Otherwise, surgical intervention may require lengthen of your achilles' tendon. ...Read more

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What could b the cause of severe foot and ankle pain during and after walking? Sore to the touch and weight is intolerable. How should I treat?

X-Rays: Pain during and after ambulation that is tender to the touch is indicative of an injury and possibly a fracture in your foot. You should protect the area and be seen in person by a physician for clinical and radiographic evaluation as soon as possible! ...Read more

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I severed my Achilles in a bad accident and my recovery has gone terribly. I am a runner. Terrible foot and ankle pain. Is amputation an option?

I severed my Achilles in a bad accident and my recovery has gone terribly. I am a runner.  Terrible foot and ankle pain. Is amputation an option?

Yes, it is an option: I would think one would want to save your limb if it could be saved and kept functional. If you are beyond that then amputation and prosthesis is an option for sure. I wish you a speeedy recovery josh no matter how you proceed. ...Read more

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What are the treatments if my tendons and/or ligaments in my heel are too short, causing me chronic foot and ankle pain?

What are the treatments if my tendons and/or ligaments in my heel are too short, causing me chronic foot and ankle pain?

Tendons: The real question is why are your tendons short. The condition treatment may be as simple as physical therapy all the way to surgical options. You need a full work up to figure it out. Muscle-tendon problems can involve the nerve system as well as the mechanics of the joints and some conditions get worse and some are static. Get a full evaluation. ...Read more

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I have mid foot and ankle pain my r side of ankle will go numb hurts to walk I don't think its plantar faiitils b/c my heel doesn't hurt what else?

Could be nerve: You describe 2 sensations of numbness and pain. Compression directly or indirectly of the nerves around the ankle can cause numbness on the foot. This can be from a tendinitis, a sprain, a fracture or can be positional. Hard to know without an exam. See a podiatrist for a proper workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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Hurt foot 41/2 weeks ago- got X-ray and negative fracture. Still hurts w/ tingling, pain in foot and ankle, pain shoots in leg, achy,can't walk on long.

Hurt foot 41/2 weeks ago- got X-ray and negative fracture. Still hurts w/ tingling, pain in foot and ankle, pain shoots in leg, achy,can't walk on long.

Get a repeat x-ray: There may still be a fracture, especially if there is point tenderness. Of course, it is also possible there is a ligament or tendon injury but it may be hard to get your insurance company to OK an MRI. ...Read more

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What could cause ankle pain in both feet?

Many things: Arthritis, injury. Tendinitis, sprain, biomechanical instability, other neuromussular diorders. ...Read more

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What does ankle pain when pointing foot mean?

Where: The most important indicator in helping you with this would be where you are having pain. Is it on the outer (lateral), inside (medial), front (anterior) or back (posterior) of the ankle. Or, is the feeling of pain deep in the joint itself. There are multiple structures that we evaluate with ankle pain and more information is needed. ...Read more

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Front left foot right side ankle pain?

Front left foot right side ankle pain?

Pain foot &ankle: You should see your doctor or a poditrist, have your feet examined for proper diagnosis and treatment.Meanwhile, you can take Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) over the counter and see if it will give you relief. ...Read more

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How will I know what does ankle pain when pointing my foot mean?

Ankle pain: It could be joint or arthritis, tendonitis. Need examination to be sure. There are so many possible causes without examination it's difficult to answer. ...Read more

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I have ankle pain in both the foot for over a year now. Can you please suggest a remedy. Thanks- sanyak?

See a podiatrist: In order to find a remedy, you need to first determine why you are having pain. You need the ankles professionally examined, x-rayed and possibly an MRI done to evaluate for bone and/or cartilage injuries. Foot biomechanics or inflammatory conditions could also be to blame. A simple overuse issue should resolve itself. If they have hurt for over a year, get them checked. ...Read more

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How do I get knee and ankle pain due to cold feet?

Get evaluated: Several things could be going on. Cold feet can be a result of poor blood flow. This can cause pain in an extremity. Another possibility is nerve damage which could cause you to believe your foot is cold. Finally, the pain and cold symptoms may be unrelated. Either way, an evaluation by your primary care physician would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Do people who have flat feet also have a lot of ankles pain?

Not necessarily: Some people with flatfeet have no problems with pain and others have a whole host of them. If you are having any problems, see a foot and ankle specialist, such as a podiatrist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Ankle pain when I rotate/walk on my foot. Inside of ankle painful to touch.?

Ankle pain when I rotate/walk on my foot.  Inside of ankle painful to touch.?

Ankle pain: Medial ankle pain can be caused by numerous conditions.
1. Small fracture (stress) medial mallelous
2. Tarsal tunnel syndrome
3. Tendon tear in tarsal canal
just to list a few.....
I would recommend you see a doctor and get an exam with
x-ray and possible mri. ...Read more

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I have sudden ankle pain, top of my foot crease of ankle and stiffness in my foot. Very painful?

I have sudden ankle pain, top of my foot crease of ankle and stiffness in my foot.  Very painful?

Tendonitis?: This could be myriad possibilities. Tendonitis, fracture, gout, arthritis, infection. This needs to be checked out soon. ...Read more

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I have had foot pain for months. From the heal to the ball of the foot. It is now causing ankle pain. What is causing this?

Plantar fascitiis: Would be my first thought. The ankle pain can be from compensating secondary to the painful arch. If your foot pronators or flattens when standing this can be contributory as well. ...Read more

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What causes foot & ankle pain my ankle hurts so. Bad i only sprained it twice & twisted it once but the pain is unreal may b it's the weather?

Ligament Damage: If ankle hurts that much with history of multiple sprains get MRI to check for ligament damage or possible fracture. ...Read more

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I have ankle pain on my right foot since last week. No conditions, no sprains or anything like this... Pain when rotating and pressure applied.?

I have ankle pain on my right foot since last week. No conditions, no sprains or anything like this... Pain when rotating and pressure applied.?

Unexplained pain: When you have pain somewhere with no obvious explanation — fell, injury, accident — it could be a sign of disease somewhere. Your ankle should be evaluated by a doctor to see if anything significant or worrisome is going on. ...Read more