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2 days ago I stepped in a hole on the street and hurt my ankle it is still very swollen but doesn't hurt that much. How can I bring the swell down?

2 days ago I stepped in a hole on the street and hurt my ankle it is still very swollen but doesn't hurt that much. How can I bring the swell down?

Swollen ankle: Fill two buckets with water. One hot from the tap and the other cold with ice. Soak 30 seconds hot then immediately soak 30 seconds cold. Then repeat one or two more times. Do this two or three times a day and the swelling will decrease quickly. ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen after I badly rolled it on Tuesday, but it doesn't hurt, so can I run on it tomorrow?

My ankle is swollen after I badly rolled it on Tuesday, but it doesn't hurt, so can I run on it tomorrow?

Do this test: Let's assume you injured your left ankle. Stand on your right foot and hop to the right three times, going as far as you can with each hop. Stop at the landing spot after the third hop and change to stand on just your left foot. Now hop to the left three times as far as you can. If you cannot get to your starting point with the injured side, don't run. If you do run, wear an ankle support brace. ...Read more

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My fathers ankle has been swollen for over a few weeks, he says it doesn't hurt but it looks as if it is out of place. What can it possibly be?

My fathers ankle has been swollen for over a few weeks, he says it doesn't hurt but it looks as if it is out of place. What can it possibly be?

Read below: The swelling may be due to a mild ankle sprain, lymphedema (swelling of the lymp nodes to the area) or the veins not being efficient to drain the swelling out of the area, or possibly a soft tissue growth. See your doctor or podiatrist for a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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My ankle doesn't hurt but. It's swollen and blue?

My ankle doesn't hurt but. It's swollen and blue?

Damage.: Swelling and blue are good indicators that something is amiss with the ankle. There are certain conditions that could make traumatic conditions painless. Without more history, it would be best to have your ankle examined to make sure that there is nothing seriously wrong. ...Read more

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I've tweaked my ankle a month ago, it doesn't hurt but is still kinda swollen, what does this mean?

I've tweaked my ankle a month ago, it doesn't hurt but is still kinda swollen, what does this mean?

Healing: This sounds like you had a sprain. Depending on how bad the sprain was, it will take a longer time to heal. Be patient and avoid aggravating activities. ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen didn't sprain it and it doesn't hurt?

My ankle is swollen didn't sprain it and it doesn't hurt?

Swollen Ankles: Many things can cause ankle swelling from hypertension, to medications, vascular issues, too much alcohol etc. This is some thing that needs to be seen to diagnose to give better answer. ...Read more

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A couple months about I tripped and sprained my ankle. It doesn't hurt anymore but my ankle is always swollen/ larger than my left one. What do I do?

A couple months about I tripped and sprained my ankle. It doesn't hurt anymore but my ankle is always swollen/ larger than my left one. What do I do?

Damaged goods.: A "couple" of months may not be enough time for your ankle to heal sufficiently enough for swelling to no longer be present. Sprains can cause soft tissue damage that in turn makes the ankle somewhat unstable. The swelling is a mechanism to deal with this. An ankle brace, heat and elevation may speed things along. To remove all doubt, have your ankle examined by a specialist. ...Read more

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I have swollen ankles and ones bruised but it doesn't hurt. Should I just leave it alone?

Chronic issues: This could be from the venous insufficiency - check with a vascular surgeon or a podiatrist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen but I didn't hurt some possiblilities of how my ankle is swollen all of a sudden?

Many reasons.....: Sudden swelling of any joint without injury may be caused by many things. It is best to get a consultation, x-rays, circulation tests, etc.

Common causes are gout and tendonitis. Again, it is best to get a consultation correlating history and physical findings.
Good luck! ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen and it hurts to walk on it. It didn't hurt this morning but now it hurts. What's wrong with it?

Need evaluation: Your ankle needs to be evaluated by a podiatrist with x-rays and clinical examination. You could have a arthritic ankle, cyst or overuse syndrome. You need to find out to prevent further damage. ...Read more

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I have a swollen ankle that hurts a lot when I get up from sitting for a long time. Why is that?

I have a swollen ankle that hurts a lot when I get up from sitting for a long time. Why is that?

When you sit: With your ankle "hanging" down, more fluid accumulates and the swelling increased thus the increased pain whe yoy get up!
Suggest ELEVATION and ICE (if it is 48 hours after the injury ELEVATION and HEAT!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I was playing basket ball and I was kicked above my ankle an it's swollen and when I touch it it hurts?

Ankle pain: Consider contusion, sprain, strain, fracture. See orthopedic doc & get X-ray to check for possible fracture. ...Read more

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My feet hurt all over. When I get up in the morning I can't walk on them. Now my ankles are swollen.?

My feet hurt all over. When I get up in the morning I can't walk on them. Now my ankles are swollen.?

Arthritic changes: Probable cause is morning stiffness in ankles/feet. I don't know your age but that would be helpful. Walking or moving around especially in the morning should ease symptoms. Xrays would be helpful to assist in diagnosis. ...Read more

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My ankle hurts on the right side pretty bad when I walk. It didn't hurt earlier but it hurts now. It's a little swollen. What's wrong with it?

As Dr. Kass said,: There are a host of problems that can cause pain and swelling in an ankle. You made no mention of an injury, past or present, which can certainly contribute to any pain or swelling you're having down there.

My best advice is to see a podiatrist or orthopedist, get examined and x-rayed, and only then will you know what's going on and on your way to feeling better.

Good luck! ...Read more

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What did I do to my ankle I hurt it playing rugby I don't really know what happend it's swollen mainly on the outside and I can nearly walk on it?

Ankle sprain: Probably an ankle sprain, which is one of the most common injuries, of the lower extremeties. This occurs when playing sports and twisting the ankle. The tenants of treatment are rest, ice, compression, and elevation (rice). Ice to be effective, should be applied within the first few hours of injury to prevent swelling. Compression is accomplished with an ace bandage, or other elastic ankle brace. ...Read more

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Swollen ankle, any solution? Home remedies? My ankle just got swollen I don't know why, also my feet tend to hurt more (foot prints, the lines on feet)

Swollen ankle, any: Usually, if only one ankle is swollen, it's a result of the injury, rarely blood clot in the leg or thigh, you seem to be too young for that; both ankles can swell up usually from fluid retention/high blood sugar or high blood pressure, heart /kidney disease. Try to rest, wrap ankle with ace bandage not tight, soak with cool water with epsom salts, elevate it; if not better in 2 days see doctor. ...Read more

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My ankles are swollen but don't hurt. This was after holiday. What could it be? How long should I wait before worrying?

My ankles are swollen but don't hurt. This was after holiday. What could it be? How long should I wait before worrying?

May be the start: Of something bigger! You don't list your age, pertinent medical history, or meds, so base this is the first time this has happened. When you have ankle swelling for no reason, it could be due to several things, and most importantly, it is not normal, and involves fluid going into the extracellular space. Can be related to your kidney function or heart, and/or possibly too much salt retention, or walking too long. In either case, normally the venonus system would return this to the heart so that it would be limited to your kidneys. See your pcp about this. ...Read more

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I sprang my ankle about a month ago and it's still swollen and still hurts. Can you tell me what's going on?

Listen and Learn.: More than likely, the pain and swelling are indicators, telling you that sufficient healing has not yet occurred. The swelling is the body's attempt to put more stability on the injury, mainly to restrict movement. The pain is the body's attempt to convince you, not to use the ankle until further notice. You need to have the ankle re-evaluated and proceed with following proper protocol. ...Read more

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Pain next to ankle for 3 days and today I noticed its a little swollen. Never got hurt or anything what could it be?

Stress fracture: With elevated activity, stress fractures can simply creep up on you. Localized pain reinforces the diagnosis. An xray may help to make the diagnosis ...Read more