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Is There Anything I Can Do If I Have Arthritis In My Ankle
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
What to do if I have some joint damage in my hip (not a lot and my doctor said it wasn't arthritisto anyone?
Pain/stiffness: On ankle range of motion: especially after rest. May be some swelling and probably limited range of motion. If sever or persitent, see foot/ankle specilaist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Gout: Gout symtoms involve out of control pain that any slight touch creates an usually high pain reaction, redness and swelling. The pain involves a joint and for the foot it is usually the big toe. Remedies involve medication such as uloric, steroid injection and topical compounding gout creams. ...Read more
Pain and swelling: The most common symptom of DVT is pain and the most common physical finding is swelling. However, not everyone has these. If you have unexplained swelling with or without calf or thigh pain then a venous ultrasound would be indicated to look for a dvt. Sometimes even a ct scan or mrv is necessary. The bottom line is, if DVT is considered, then proper testing is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain in my knee .I havent been to see the doctor as they wont do anything.My concern is that it could be something serious what shall I do ??
What to do if I have ulces on my ankels I do not have diabeties I was in an accident that damaged my legs so What to do if I have bad circulation. my doctors have?
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis can affect the eye in many forms: the most common, dry eye. Less commonly, it can also cause inflammation of the cornea, sclera (white part of the eye) leading rarely to a melting of tissue; iritis, uveitis (inflammation of colored parts of inside of eye). An eyemd knows how to treat this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
R U following Dr?: If your broken ankle is in plaster, you are probably in a cast. Are you supposed to be on your feet standing? You need to call your doctor. The ankle may have to be re-examined and the cast may need to be reapplied. Don't wait until your return appointment, talk to your doctor's office. ...Read more
I believe I have morton neurona in my left foot. I have read about it but I have not seen if there is anyway to help this to heal. ?
Painful knees: If your knees are chronically painful, you should see a doctor to determine the cause. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease, associated with age, where the knee cartilage gradually wears away. Rheumatoid arthritis can destroy the cartilage at any age, and is more serious, requiring treatment. Traumatic arthritis can result from a knee injury. You need to find out exactly what you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have hurt my ankle. It is very swollen and I can not walk very good. Would I have to go to a docter for a sprained ankle? I have tried the RICE.
Wise to see a doc: It's important to have an x-ray and confirm or rule out a fracture. Also, most doctor's offices can give you various forms of immobilization such as an ankle brace or boot as well advice regarding treatment, rehab and recovery time. If I can be of help, then join my care team & virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
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