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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Shoes From Rubbing The Ankle Bone

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Is my ankle broken? I tripped over a shoe&its swollen next to my bone and it's bigger than my ankle bone. I cant turn it around&it's hard to the touch

Is my ankle broken? I tripped over a shoe&its swollen next to my bone and it's bigger than my ankle bone. I cant turn it around&it's hard to the touch

Answered by X-ray..: Swelling can have the obvious effect of making look large regardless if a fracture occurs or not. The only real way of making that determination is having your foot x-rayed. In the mean time, apply ice, elevate and stay off it until you have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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I severely broke my talus bone, tore all the legimates in my foot, and suffer from nerve damage from an accident 5 months ago. Shoe recommendations??

I severely broke my talus bone, tore all the legimates in my foot, and suffer from nerve damage from an accident 5 months ago. Shoe recommendations??

A shoe by any name..: It really depends on what your basic needs are. Style, comfort and function are all options. Perhaps you can find a crossover shoe to meet two needs. At any rate, once you decide on which route you want to follow, the choice of shoe will be easier, albeit not easy. ...Read more

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How can I prevent ankle pain from new skateboarding shoes?

How can I prevent ankle pain from new skateboarding shoes?

Break them in: Slowly, and do stretches to your calves, hamstrings and quadriceps before and after you skateboard. If you have weak ankles, you may benefit from tapping up your ankles. ...Read more

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Got a knot on the bone that runs from ankle to my big toe right on a vein, hurts some times when I wear shoes. What could this be?

Got a knot on the bone that runs from ankle to my big toe right on a vein, hurts some times when I wear shoes. What could this be?

It is a bit: Difficult to understand precisely what you are saying because there are many bones between the ankle and the big toe.....there is a talus bone, navicular, cuneiform metatarsal bone along the most medial aspect of the foot. What is meant by a "knot"? Perhaps a ganglion? A midfoot exostosis? ...Read more

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Hello, I had bone fracture on my right ankle what kind of shoes do I have to wear? How long it takes to walk with any shoes?

Hello, I had bone fracture on my right ankle what kind of shoes do I have to wear? How long it takes to walk with any shoes?

Bone fracture: Sorry you had the fracture but I am very concerned that no one in your medicine area has told you how to walk. You MUST see a foot specialist without too much delay! ...Read more

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After running, I have pain on the inner part of my shins and I can barley walk. Sometimes the pain lessens, other times it feels unbarable. I have bow legs, are there any good ankle braces you recommend to prevent more pain while sprinting? I bought shoes

After running, I have pain on the inner part of my shins and I can barley walk. Sometimes the pain lessens, other times it feels unbarable. I have bow legs, are there any good ankle braces you recommend to prevent more pain while sprinting? I bought shoes

? shin splints: You may have shin splints from running too often. Try a day of rest in between runs. Stretch more often. Anti-inflammatories. You could have knee arthritis. Some people benefit from heel wedges but not ankle braces when they have bowed legs. If this doesn't help, then I think he need an examination by an orthopedic doctor & XR. There could also be a knee cap tracking issue. ...Read more

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What can cause sacs of fuild on my ankle bone?

What can cause sacs of fuild on my ankle bone?

See your doctor: There are several causes of fluid or edema around your ankles. It could be a venous problem, arthritis, medication, chf, kidney disease. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My ankle bone contusion won't heal, what to do?

My ankle bone contusion won't heal, what to do?

Either: See superman, who has x-ray vision, or, if he's not available, go to a podiatrist or orthopedist and get an x-ray. What you're calling a contusion might really be a fracture. I assume you have no underlying medical conditions like diabetes that would delay healing. Also, since inflammation is part of healing, taking anti-inflammatory medications will also delay healing. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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My inner ankle bone is red swollen is it gout?

My inner ankle bone is red swollen is it gout?

Can!: It is not uncommon for the ankle to be involved. Certainly less common than the mtp, and more common than the knee. Upper extremeity joints are all less common than the lower extremity, because of their dependency. Fluid from your vascualr system seeps out more in the lower extremity. At night, water moves back into your blood stream than uric acid, which crystalizes and gout attack occurs. ...Read more

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Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

? Hematoma: You may have accumulation of blood under the outer lining of the bone, subperiosteal hematoma. If the swelling does not subside in a couple of weeks you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

Tendonitis possibly.: See a doctor for a proper evaluation. X-rays may be necessary. ...Read more

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Everytime I move my right foot I get pain under my outer ankle bone?

Everytime I move my right foot I get pain under my outer ankle bone?

Ligament Damage: Hello, This could be a sign of ligament damage to the out ankle. Usually associated with trauma. ...Read more

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I twisted my ankle, and now have a deep red line near the ankle bone. Is it possible its broken? Or sprained?

I twisted my ankle, and now have a deep red line near the ankle bone. Is it possible its broken? Or sprained?

Xray: Probably best to get an X-ray of your ankle to rule out any possible fractures. In the meantime please rest, ice, elevate your limb to reduce pain and swelling. ...Read more

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I have pain in my ankle bone down to the arch area. I'm running regularly, what could be the likely cause? Thanks.

Tendonitis: The tibialis posterior tendon is a large tendon that runs the course from the inside of the ankle into the bump of bone in the mid arch. Overuse of this tendon can cause pain and inflammation. Underlying flat foot structure is a big predisposing factor as is overtraining and poor shoegear. Additional arch supports, new shoes and nsaids are helpful. Don't wait on this, if not resolving see dr soon. ...Read more

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My outer ankle bone has been swollen for 2 weeks hurts to walk can't get comfortable cause of pain what should I do?

My outer ankle bone has been swollen for 2 weeks hurts to walk can't get comfortable cause of pain what should I do?

Ankle pain: Pain that lasts for this long should be evaluated. If it was injured or not, a podiatrist will diagnose and treat the pain for you. ...Read more

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40 yr old healthy male has random burning sensation inside right ankle bone. No injuries. What could be likely cause?

40 yr old healthy male has random burning sensation inside right ankle bone. No injuries. What could be likely cause?

Ankle pain: Two common causes of pain without trauma are gout and neuropathy. When docs here burning pain we think more of nerve pain, see your doctor for a check and possible EMG test along with some basic labs. ...Read more

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