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My Ankle Burns
Burning ankles: Burning ankles can be due to injury and tearing of the posterior tibial tendon or possible tarsal tunnel syndrome which is similar to a carpal tunnel syndrome but it occurs in your ankle instead of your wrist. It can be treated with a proper arch support. Not the doctor scholl inserts, they don't work so don't waste your money. See a foot and ankle specialist for an orthotic arch support. ...Read more
I cycle a lot (very hilly in HK) and have developed some pain in my left ankle. It burns when I stretch it. Achilles' tendon or something else?
Achilles in back: If you have pain and point tenderness over the large tendon at the back of the ankle, then yes, think Achilles tendonitis. Burning, though, is sometimes a sign of nerve inflammation. The sural nerve can be irritated near the back of the ankle as well. Talking to a doc and/or providing more details could result in more answers. If I can help, then join my care team at healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
My entire left leg is swollen, while my right leg isn't. When I run, my left ankle/shin burns, but not like shin splints. What could be wrong?
Burning can: Occur secondary to soft tissue injury like a ligament sprain. It is also possible a nerve was stretched and this is the resultant feeling. The idea would be to reduce any swelling, allow the injury to rest and then rehab it as needed. If the symptoms persist sometimes a local steroid is injected to the site of origin of the burning as one of the treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am getting burns on my ankles. They happen at night and I find them when I wake up to severe burning of my ankles...What could this be?
My boyfriend had something like a hole on his ankle and it burns all around it. The picture is in file on here. Can you please tell me what it is?
Was drug behind dirt bike 1/4 mi abt 10yrs ago. Now finding back, neck, nerve probs. Could that have caused the damage? Only burns, sprained ankle at time
See below: Any traumatic injury to the lower limb whether blunt trauma or burn can elicit an increase in fluid retention at the levels of the ankle. Could it be coincidental that your having fluid buildup in your ankles at the same time most definitely. Your lymphatic system which aids in keeping fluid levels balanced in your legs and ankles can always be affected by a sudden injury. ...Read more
My (L) ankle started hurting. On the side. It burns & achy feeling. I don't remember doing anything to it. I'm allergic to Nsaid Meds. What can I do.
Broke ankle 12 days ago. Top of foot burns and swells fast soon as not elevated. Within seconds. Is this normal or could there be more damage in foot?
The area of skin from my ankles 2 my calves have been numb. The skin is very sensitive, burns & sharp like needle pains. Appearance of skin is normal?
PeripheralNeuropathy: Is the usual term for what you describe. The most common basis for this is elevated blood glucose, Diabetes Mellitus, routinely missed by fasting blood glucose value because it is? Ed only after eating, until problem is advanced. Better way to detect: Hemoglobin-A1c which reflects average glucose over last 2-3 months; optimal? 5.0% (though ADA defines DM as >6.5% & recommends treatment to 7.0%). ...Read more
How long will a class 3 everted ankle sprain take to heal? How should I treat it? And why does it feel like it burns after I walk?
Bought boots week agk. Now have dark purple friction burns along my ankle that are darker daily. First painful now slightly numb, should I leave it?
My daughter is 9 and is a competitive gymnast. Recently she has been complaining of right ankle pain. She says it burns and hurt. X-ray. No break?
My mother has swelled feet and ankle, redish sometimes, and other times with white points, it burns and nos it started appeared some small bubles.
Venous stasis Derm: Sounds like mom needs an evaluation asap. She may have venous stasis, which can cause edema (Fluid retention) in her lower ankles/feet/and lower legs. The lack of adequate oxygenated blood flow caused by the Tightness that occurs can cause the discoloration and may eventually lead to bubbles forming and even a cellulitis. Have her checked out asap. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my elbows knees ankles and hands have been itching for 11 days I itch til I bleed and it burns could u tel me what this could be thank you becka?
Itching: Without an evaluation it is impossible to answer that question. Your best first course of action is to see either your primary care doctor or (preferably) a dermatologist. ...Read more