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Is it possible to sprain your own ankles using just your hands?

Is it possible to sprain your own ankles using just your hands?

I suppose: I am not really sure why you would want to do that, but theoretically I suppose so. Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain, but with ice, time, rest, & activity modification they heal over a few weeks, 3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Ankle sprain 4 months ago. Did mri. Everything normal. Still have pain doing heel and calf stretch and turning foot to r with hand. What's wrong?

Ankle sprain 4 months ago. Did mri. Everything normal. Still have pain doing heel and calf stretch and turning foot to r with hand. What's wrong?

Time to heal: Likely nothing serious is wrong. If you are able to do normal daily activities, walking for example, without difficulty, you likely just need more time to heal. The only caveat to that would be if you have point tenderness when touching your ankle, it would be a good idea to follow up with the doctor you saw who ordered the MRI to assure there in no chronic problem limiting your recovery. Read more

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After an ankle sprain, a green line going from my pinkie toe to my calf is worrying me, is this a normal bruise?

After an ankle sprain, a green line going from my pinkie toe to my calf is worrying me, is this a normal bruise?

Ankle sprain: Will form large bruises like you are describing and are usually normal. Make sure you at elevating and icing the area as directed by a doctor with some compression. Also if the skin breaks or redness occurs then consult with your doctor right away. Read more

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Terrible pain in ankles of hands. What to do?

Terrible pain in ankles of hands. What to do?

Get evaluated: Without a history of trauma, I would suggest evaluation by either your primary care physician or a rheumatologist. You may be suffering from a form of arthritis. An evaluation by a physician would be helpful. Read more

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Are there any ways to sew a hand on to an ankle?

Are there any ways to sew a hand on to an ankle?

Sure: You can sow anything onto anything. It won't work, function, or survive, but it can be sewn. Read more

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Hi! I have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles. Itchy. Am I have a reaction to medicine? What is it and how to get rid of

Hi! I have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles. Itchy. Am I have a reaction to medicine? What is it and how to get rid of

Contact dermatitis: Medicamentosa is usually general, flat and red. Bumps suggest a contact, new shoes or sox. Wash them or wipe them before wearing Try a little cortisone cream or if all else fails a doc can give you stronger stuff. Have to be a detective. Check what is new and different that your hands and feet have touched. Read more

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What causes your ankles and hands to swell?

What causes your ankles and hands to swell?

A # of things: There are a number of things that can cause this. Electrolyte imbalances or rheumatoid arthritis are two possibilities. Go to your primary care physician to get a diagnosis and treatment. Read more

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Why do I have these sores on my ankles and hands what are they?

Why do I have these sores on my ankles and hands what are they?

Sores: Open sores on both ankles and hands can be related to circulation called purpura. If there's itching involved it can be tinea, a type of fungus. Fissures or cracks can occur if there is excessive dryness. Psoriasis can present with sores also. An allergic reaction that's very itchy and often scratched can become sores. See a family dr., dermatologist, or podiatrist to get the right medicine. Read more

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Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen?

Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. Read more

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I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?

I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?

Chilblains: Could possibly be chilblain. A chilblain is a small, red swelling on the skin which can be very itchy and gradually becomes very painful. Here's a link to the mayo clinic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chilblains/ds01091. Hope that helped! Please vote me up if you can, thanks and good luck! Read more

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I've noticed for the past week that my ankles have been swollen, then today my right hand and arm have been swollen. What would cause this?

I've noticed for the past week that my ankles have been swollen, then today my right hand and arm have been swollen. What would cause this?

Kidney disease: Or hormonal reaction if on menses or rheumatoid arthritis, anemia, get labs checked including cbc, serum iron, ferritin, cmp, , check blood pressure if more than 140/90 chronically could cause kidney damage or if heart is weak could get congestive heart failure usually from chronic high blood pressure. depending on results of test, see rheumatologist, nephrologist or cardiologist Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more