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One Swollen Ankle
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!
83 yr female. One swollen ankle, burning pain in back of heel and ankle. Kidneys, heart, BP good. Nearly everyday pitting edema in only one. Cause?
ANKLE PAIN: You want to go see a foot specialist such as a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedics because you might have a possible fracture, severe ankle sprain, cellulitis or vascular condition. The only way to diagnose these condition is by a physical exam , blood work, cultures if open wound followed with diagnostic/radiographic testing. ...Read more
A lot.: You are diabetic and have neuropathy. You are on a diuretic for water retention. I would have to know more about your medical history, but leg pain at night is usually an indication of circulatory issues. Again, many factors involved, weight, blood sugar, etc. My recommendation would be to follow up with your PC or Endocrinologist who may refer you to a Vascular Doc. ...Read more
Hit and cut an area near my ankle one month ago. Now it's still a little swollen and hurts when i press it. Should i go to the hospital?
One of my ankles I sprained last year is weak and never healed right and always swollen. Now the other ankle I sprained. Why is this happening ?
Somee trauma occurs: Purely by accident....did you trip over something or did you feel like your feet gave way? It mit be biomechanical or structural....your foot doctor/orthopedist should be able to give an opinoin on that, ...Read more
I broke my ankle 2 months ago, had metal plate and 7 pins put in, I am walking ok with one stick, but my ankle is still swollen is this normal.
Yes.: Ankle fracture repair takes usually 6 weeks before you can start walking in fracture boot which you gradually move back to shoe with ankle brace with therapy. Swelling can take up to 6-12 months to go down but you should see a steady decrease in swelling over time if the bone properly healed. You will have to do your part with compressiveqrapsEpsonsoaksnsaidetc.Ifitdoesn'tgodowntheirmaybe problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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