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How Can You Ease Swelling And Pain In Knee And Ankle
RICE Method: Rest, ice (15-20 min three times a day), compression (an ace bandage) and elevation (put the leg up on a pillow). Also try over the counter anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen if your able to. If the swelling does not resolve in a few days see your physician. If your having one sided swelling, calf tenderness, shortness of breath or chest pain with the swelling, see a doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Inflammation heals: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. ...Read more
Physio suggests knee pain is biomechanical as little swelling and have altered gait from ankle injuries trying taping and strength exercises ?
Knee pain and swelling ankle is swollen is it normal its been like that for 2 days fell on it 21 weeks ago?
Ankle swelling : The key thing to remember is whenever you sprain your ankle or knee is to rice: rest, ice. Compression and elevate your foot. This is important to do especially in the first 3 days of the injury. Your ankle and knee will swell because of the injury. Get an ace wrap to wrap around your ankle. Keep it elevated whenever you are sitting down. No heavy exercise while it heals. Go see foot dr for ankle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the possible causes of pain in ankle when walking after swelling in knee has gone down? Pain in knee still occurs also. Ongoing for 4 months.
24yoathlete.Sharp knee pain with ankle eversion+push off during walking. No swelling. Ext=no pain Flex=end range pain.No traumatic event.worsening?
Tendinitis of FDL/TA: Where I ur knee is the pain? If it is towards the bk, it sounds like u cd have strained the Flexor Digitorum Longus (FDL) tendon which runs from behind the knee to the medial (inner) part of the mid foot. If the pain is in the front, u cd have strained the tibialis anterior (TA) tendon instead, also known as "runner's knee" or "shin splints". Ice the area & rest; if not better in 2 wks, TTYD. GL. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had knee pain when i walk for about two weeks. No recent injuries. I think it's arthritis but now one leg and ankle are swelling .
I am experiencing leg swelling, ankle swelling and knee pain. The following also describe me: Obesity and Knee pain. What should I do?
Simple things first: Hi Minam, Sorry to hear that you are experiencing struggles with your health. I am assuming that your symptoms have been going on for awhile? Or at least gradually worsening? If so, the best thing will likely be lifestyle improvement through developing healthy habits in areas of fitness, eating, sleep, and mental wellness. The emphasis is developing healthy habits, the results will come naturally. ...Read more
Bilateral knee pain only when climbing stairs or sitting to standing since one month, no pain in ankle but mild swelling in ankle and foot. help?
I have bilateral knee pain for past one month, mild swelling in ankles and feet. pain present when climbing stairs, sitting to standing, pls explain?
I have sharp shin/ankle/knee pain, twinging, & clicking. 2 long haul flights in 3 wks, negative d-dimer.No swelling, worse resting! what is it?
Knee pain is now swelling up a month ago it felt like what a sprained ankle felt like except it's in the back and lower part of my knee. This morning it swelled up. What can I do about pain and swelling?
By the way I have cerebral palsy and possible art
Ive been told lupus arthritis in my hip is causing leg and knee pain. with outer ankle swelling. Can you explain why this would happen?
Soft tissue : lupus also result in soft tissue inflammation and will result in joint swelling and joint pain and area of ankle lateral "outside" has couple tendons and ligaments with ankle joint inflammation these structure will try to stabilize the joint and then will get inflamed because they over work on inflamed joint and resulting in inflamed structurs ...Read more
Need more history: You need to give a more detailed history. Did you have trauma? Is the site red? See your doctor for a complete evaluation ...Read more
Right knee pain only on left side no swelling can't keep bent 4 long painful when leg is straite it looks like my knee is shifted to left a lot?
Many possibilities: The knee is an important weight bearing joint with a complex inner and outer structure. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, and metabolic conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently injured my leg by a fall and i now am experiencing a lot of swelling above knee on my lower thigh what can cause this, I have pain in knee?
Bad knee pain. (worse at night in bed) come on last 2 months. Old fib/tib compound on other leg 25 yrs ago- inc 4 inch shorter. No swelling at moment.
Evaluate arthritis: There are a few possibilities however it is likely that the unoperated leg was compensating. This increased load of work may have led to you developing early arthritis or hamstring tightness. This spasm due to the leg length discrepancy may be causing the night pain. You should have an evaluation with Ortho, get a heel lift and start physical therapy. Keep me posted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately ...Read more
3yr old has occasional leg/knee pain usually in one leg going on and off for 2yrs mostly in the evening, now says finger hurts sometimes. No swelling?
Children certainly: can have intermittent aches and pains in extremities and joints, which can be for no apparent reason.If he hasn't been evaluated by his pediatrician,he should be;the doctor may want to so some screening lab tests.You could also take him to a pediatric joint specialist(rheumatologist)or orthopedist.Also,make sure he's not imitating an adult who is saying this, especially if his workup is normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in lower right back above buttocks. Travels down leg. Knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. No knee swelling, full weight bearing.
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