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Why do my ankles hurt so often?

Why do my ankles hurt so often?

Need more info: When do they hurt? Is it only while on feet or only when off feet or both. Was there any recent trauma or change in activity or new shoes? May simply just need better foot support. ...Read more

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Why are my ankles swelling even though I didn't hurt it?

Why are my ankles swelling even though I didn't hurt it?

Ankle swelling: There are multiple possiblities for ankle swelling in a 29 year old. Your doctor can take a history and examine you and determine which are likely causes in you. ...Read more

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My ankles hurt and are swelling I don't wear heels why is this happening?

Heels do not: Necessarily cause ankle swelling. Varicose veins, or venous valve damage can cause swelling from a mechanical perspective. High blood pressure or cardiac abnormalities, kidney disease, side effects of medicine, too much salt in your diet are some of the reasons. You should see your internist for a history and physical. ...Read more

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What to do if my ankle hurts?

What to do if my ankle hurts?

Need more info: Your question is too broad. Need more info. Pain in the ankles can be caused by multiple things including swelling and can be influenced by many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the the pain, does it swell, did you injure it, etc. Get checked. ...Read more

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My ankle hurts the back to do?

My ankle hurts the back to do?

ANKLE OR HEEL BONE: Is it the back of the ankle, or back of the heel bone? If the ankle-type of pain, how long, sudden or gradual onset, getting better/worse, what makes it feel worse or better, tried any OTC analgesics? Any trauma? I would need answers to these questions to help you with a diagnosis.
Regards,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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I hurt my ankle what should do?

I hurt my ankle what should do?

RICE: Generally for ankle sprains, we recommend:
R - rest
I - Ice
C - Compression (with an elastic gauze wrap)
E - Elevation (above the level of where your heart is to prevent swelling)

Please review this to see if you need an X-ray
https://www. Mdcalc. Com/ottawa-ankle-rule

Hope this helps ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a hurt ankle?

R.I.C.E.: Depends on how badly you hurt it. If swollen and black and blue seek medical attention. Rest, ice, compression and elevation is standard for initial treatment. ...Read more

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Inside of my ankle hurts, what's wrong?

Inside of my ankle hurts, what's wrong?

Possibilities could: Include: 1) posterior tibial tendonopathy
2) tarsal tunnel syndrome
3) sprained ligaments
being the most common.. ...Read more

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I hurt my ankle. Should I get it checked?

I hurt my ankle. Should I get it checked?

It could: Pain, swelling, bruising and difficulty bearing weight on the affected ankle is a sign you should see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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My ankle hurts and I'm not sure what it is.

My ankle hurts and I'm not sure what it is.

Many possibilities: Pain in that area could be due to trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, inflammation, metabolic conditions (gout) musculoskeletal (bony over growth) or biomechanical abnormality, or neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly laboratory and radiology exams could determine the cause. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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My ankle hurts, how do I know its not broken?

My ankle hurts, how do I know its not broken?

Superman: Or an x-ray, whichever one is easier to get to. The old wife's tale that if you can move it, it ain't broke is not true. The only way to tell if a bone is broken is with an x-ray. ...Read more

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What can I do if my ankle hurts what should I do?

What can I do if my ankle hurts what should I do?

Have it looked at: See a podiatrist or orthopedist for an evaluation ...Read more

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My ankle still hurts from falling on the stairs?

My ankle still hurts from falling on the stairs?

Ankle pain: After a fall you could have sprained your ankle or fractured your ankle. If the pain does not subside in the next couple of days you should see your podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My ankle doesn't hurt but. It's swollen and blue?

My ankle doesn't hurt but. It's swollen and blue?

Damage.: Swelling and blue are good indicators that something is amiss with the ankle. There are certain conditions that could make traumatic conditions painless. Without more history, it would be best to have your ankle examined to make sure that there is nothing seriously wrong. ...Read more

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The inside of my ankle hurts. What should I do?

Deep inside.: I am not sure as to exactly what is meant by "inside" of my ankle. It could mean the medial side (big toe side), or actually deep inside your ankle joint. Either way, there is a lot of structure involved in the ankle. An evaluation by a specialist is the best way to interpret your symptoms and move on discovering your problem. ...Read more

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Hurt my ankle. How long until I can exercise again?

Hurt my ankle. How long until I can exercise again?

Depends on type: Ankle sprains could have a great variation from a mild sprain of the outer ankle to high ankle or more serious outside and inside ankle. Also you could tear tendons on the outside part of the ankle called peroneal tendons and fractures: ankle fracture, the 5th metatarsal or talus. You need a podiatrist to exam and diagnose you before you could get an answer. Stop exercise immediately! ...Read more

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Is it bad that my ankle hurts after a month of babying it?

Is it bad that my ankle hurts after a month of babying it?

Yes: If the pain is not getting better you need to have it examined to determine the problem. ...Read more

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My ankle gave out and I think I rolled it hurts really bad?

My ankle gave out and I think I rolled it hurts really bad?

Ankle sprain: See pcp/sports medicine/er doc for evaluation, x-ray (if indicated), treatment. Rest it, ice it to decrease swelling, ace bandage for compression & stability, elevate it to reduce swelling & pain; NSAID for pain & inflammation. Use crutches if too painful for weight bearing. ...Read more

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Why does my ankle only hurt when bent and put pressure on it?

Why does my ankle only hurt when bent and put pressure on it?

Ankle pain: There can be many reasons for this that can be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. X-rays will be taken and possibly an mri. These are done to evaluate for possible internal joint pathology. These can include scar tissue, torn cartilage and other osseous lesions. Sometimes an injection is done to confirm the pain originates from inside the joint. ...Read more

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What to do if I broke my ankle and it hurts after help asap!!!?

What to do if I broke my ankle and it hurts after help asap!!!?

See your doctor: Recommend a splint, rest, ice, compression and elevation. Pain medication as needed. I recommend you be seen by a doctor right away as if your ankle is broken, it needs to be evaluated and severity determined so that it can be properly treated to give you the best outcome. ...Read more

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Why would ankle hurt to touch after icing. But it didn't before.

Cold: You can actually ice too much. I've had patients give themselves frostbite by applying an ice pack directly to the skin for prolonged periods of time. You should have a light cloth layer between the ice pack and skin and only leave it in contact for about 20 minutes per hour. ...Read more

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Really hurt my ankle but don't know what kind of injury it is. What can I do?

Really hurt my ankle but don't know what kind of injury it is. What can I do?

See a specialist.: Se an orthopedic foot/anlke specialist, who will obtain xrays, and provide appropriate treatment. ...Read more