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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
My uric acid is 7.71 mg i play soccer and had many ankle injuries. i woke up with a swollen ankle with pain. this has happened couple of times?
I have a very swollen ankle and calf it's very tender to the touch and it gets like this if i stand or walk could it be a blood clot in my ankle?
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
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
I have very painful swollen hot ankles i cant find any bites and they are both the same no one bigger than the other have you any ideas?
How long would you have to be taking a medicine to know if it is the cause for swollen feet/ankles? One side is worse than the other.
Depends: Some medications will cause an immediate same day reaction or allergic response. Others may not cause swelling at all. It depends on the specific medication and your personal medical history. Check in for a follow up with your prescribing doctor or a virtual consult if you are concerned. Best wishes! ...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 3 more doctor answers
I got bit by something last night and this morning and all the bites have swollen up into hard lumps. Even those on the face. What do I need to do? I cut one open on my ankle and the swelling reduced, but is still there. That's not an option on face.
My daughter has hurt her ankle twice in one week playing soccer and it is swollen does she need an ex Ray?
Type one diabetic male, 59 yes old. Swollen ankle(only one) after having plantar fasciitis . That us gone but swelling remains...2-3 months now?
HI my left ankle is swollen but not the right one. I did not injure it and there is no pain but I have weird feelings in my chest and left arm
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