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I Got Hit In The Shin With A Softball And Now My Ankle Is Swollen
My leg got hit ball a softball above ankle & now my whole foot is swollen for 2 days now. Is there any worry or concern or something I can do for it?
Yes: If there is continued pain and swelling after an injury there could be a fracture. Treatment is based on the exact injury... getting seen in person or virtually is recommended! ...Read more
A Week ago I injured my left shin, IT still feels bruised but no visual bruising, now my ankle is swollen/bruised with knee pain?
Blood has leaked: Blood from injury in your shin has leaked into your ankle causing the bruising and swelling. You can discuss with your physician about trying to identify the site of injury in your shin ...Read more
What should I do if I twisted my ankle and now its swollen. It hurts up to, my shin, what should I do.?
Painful bumps on both shins. Now one swollen ankle. Had a strange rash a few weeks ago. Dr. Is at a loss. Had a blood panel done. Not abnormal. Help!
2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red, purple & swollen. Symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. Can I?
I hit my lower shin pretty good on stairs. I can hardly put weight or move my leg without severe pain. Its very swollen to my ankle but no bruising?
Is my shin possibly fractured? I tripped over a steel bench about three weeks ago. It was very bruised, swollen and had two bumps on my shin where it hit the metal. The brusing is fading, but my ankle still swells, and the two bumps are very painful still
If: If you still have pain and residual swelling from an injury 3 weeks ago, you should see your physician and obtain an x-ray of your leg and ankle to make sure you don't have a fracture. ...Read more
Fell over on cement. I now have a sore knee, swollen bruised shin and it feels stiff and painful when walking. My ankle has puffed up. Cold compress?
Not fun fall: Ice is always your best friend when you fall, especially with swelling and bruising of your knee/ ankle. You do want to have it checked out, especially if your ankle is swollen to determine if it's a strain or sprain.For either, it's important to keep it elevated above your heart level, to help reduce swelling. Imaging may be needed if you can't weight bear. So, using crutches until ur seen is good. ...Read more
Metal pole: Off to the local Emergency facility as soon as possible. Please. ...Read more
I hit my leg on a metal bar, now I have a sore and two swollen bumps, and it hurts but I can walk?
Cold then Warm: It seems that you have damaged some tissues that are a bit deeper under the skin as well as a surface wound. Keep the wound clean. For the first 24 hours apply cold to the swollen area. After 24 hours apply heat to hasten the removal of the trapped tissue fluid and/or blood. If the area doesn't improve over the next few days have it examined. ...Read more
I fell out of bed weeks ago and hit my left knee on the hard floor. Now weeks later the area is tender and the lowr leg is swollen tender and itches?
Blood clot: You need to have the leg examined for a possible deep or superficial vein clot. A ruptured baker's cyst or a knee effusion are other possible causes. It needs an exam and possibly xrays and/or ultrasound to sort this out. ...Read more
I hit my left leg a couple weeks and and now where it was hit I have a hole and when I touch it its liquidity and it seems to. Be swollen. What is this?
I hit my leg below my knees was swollen. I put ice and wrapped it with a bandage for a week. Now I look at my foot on the side of my foot is purple?
Bandaging can do: That. I find this happens often wafter doing surgery on one part of the foot and after removing the bandage there is purple in another part of the foot. I think the bandaging possibly causes blood vessels to break or leak and the blood spilling causes the black and blue marks. No worries should disappear soon. ...Read more
I was hit on the leg with a cricket ball a week ago, it was sore and swollen and got better. Now it is sore and swollen again and throbbing - ideas?
Leg hit w/ softball above ankle 2 wks ago & spot still sore. Doesn't hurt to walk but foot still swollen. What could be wrong if no pain when walking?
="BRUISE" can occur in the lining of the bone itself and these "bone bruises" can last for a while!!!! Apply heat (this will "speed up" the resorption (healing)!!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
My age is 52, I've no medical history as such. Now my left leg ankle is swollen for past 2 months and its paining, the swollen part is slightly red?
Sprain or celulitis: Ankle pain and swelling can be from a sprain or trauma that you don't remember or can be an early infection called cellulitis. An xray and evaluation of the joint is needed to have a clearer picture of what's going on. Swelling, redness and pain for two months is never normal. I would seek immediate medical help. Cellulir. ...Read more
I broke my fiibula on the right leg. During the recovery my ankle was swollen and now after the bone is fine I still have swollen ankle. What to do?
I twisted my ankle and now my ankle is really painful and swollen, but also all my leg below my knee is swollen as well and it's been over a day.
I had a bad fall and grazed my leg last week, the graze is still weeping (yellow clear), it is hot and hurts to walk. My ankle is now swollen. Help! ?
I've been injecting oxicodone and duladid into my leg viens. My legs have been swollen and the water pocketssurronding my knees and ankles are full of water. My legs getcramps in them now?
SERIOUS CONCERNS: Phlebitis could be a serious consequence of IV drug use. The veins can inflame and clots can form causing pain and swelling. Infection can be another serious complication. From your description the exact nature of your problem is unknown but you should see a physician ASAP because of the possibilities. Also, IV opiate use is inherently potentially fatal, seek CD treatment for your dangerous habit ...Read more
Ankle smankle: You need to describe the location of the ankle tendonitis. Is it front, back, inside, outside painful to stand or move? What was done to confirm the diagnosis of tendonitis. If you are continuing to use the ankle is that motion now causing compensatory swelling? Or is something else really going on? A lot to think about but it will make your problem easier to solve. ...Read more
1.5 months ago I had an ultrasound on my left leg due to a swollen ankle my lymph node was a little swollen now it's the size of a marble. Why?
Lymph gland: It's recommended that your physician examine you to make sure of the diagnosis and he/she will make note of the gland and arrange for a follow-up exam of it to ensure that it recedes and doesn't require a biopsy. ...Read more
My 10 year old brother was bitten on his ankle and now his entire lower leg is swollen. There is a depression with twobite marks from the same bug. What should I do?
Sounds serious....: You should get him to a doctor for evaluation and treatment as soon as possible... Maybe even the er. Don't delay. ...Read more
I hit leg on a trailer hitch 10 days ago. It hurt was swollen and bruised but I could walk on it. Today my ankle is swollen and very bruised. It is starting to throb and hurt. Should I be concerned?
Delay no Longer.: Be concerned; be very concerned. Ten days has been more than enough time for an appreciable resolution. As it seems though, things are getting worse. This no time to be playing the "wait and see" game. Left untreated, the consequences could be catastrophic at worse. To remove all doubt, have the leg examined immediately. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle a week tomorrow ankle still swollen but now I have bruises on the back of leg?
Bruised ankle: Sounds like a significant injury. If you continue to have pain with swelling and difficulty bearing weight bearing, please see foot specialist for evaluation and xrays and proper treatment. For now at least elevate your foot and ice the area to reduce swelling and discomfort. ...Read more
Two weeks after torn knee cartlidge. Now swelling of leg from knee down to foot. Ankle is really swollen. Can this injury cause generalized swelling?
Blood clot?: Swelling of one lower leg, especially after an injury, can be a sign of a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis). This is serious, because if you have a DVT, parts of the clot can break off and spread through your circulation to your lungs, causing a pulmonary embolus, which is very dangerous! Please go to an ER now. ...Read more
I was playing football afterwardsmy knee started to swell bad now my leg has swollen then my ankle. Cause and treatment?
I have severe calf pain when walking. My leg and ankle are swollen. I have hbp, high cholestoral. Pain started in rt. Calf, has now moved to the lt.
As a precaution I: Would recommend a duplex ultrasound to rule out a clot. I would consider the possibility of a side effect of possible cholesterol lowering medication you may be taking. ...Read more
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