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Pain In Lower Leg Above Ankle
Try support: You may just need an orthotic for more support and alignment of your foot and leg. ...Read more
Pain in lower leg near ankle in muscles on outside and front of lower leg when walking. Esp on hard surfaces (vs. Grass/carpet). How can I reduce pain?
Better foot control: May have tendinitis or capsulitis. These are inflammatory problems that are usually secondary to overuse and foot function. Icing daily, antiinflammatories, rest(no weight bearing fitness activity), good shoes and support. Improving foot function with the right shoe and support can help improve problems and reduce the chance of an overuse injury in the future. Have your problem evaluated. Dr l. ...Read more
13 weeks after ankle sprain, was put under scotchcast for 3 weeks in beginning, now still pains on standing for more than 5 mins, pain in lower leg, swelling?
Mom has excruciating pain in lower leg spreading down to ankle. Blood work and X-ray normal. scheduled for leg MRI. Should we ask for spine MRI too?
Your Dr. is eval the problem and doing the tests in a progressive manner.
If the leg MRI is neg and no answer is obtained, then further testing will be done.
Certainly it is approp to ask the Dr about the next steps if the leg MRI is negative.
Keep the discussion open about the next steps. ...Read more
Stasis dermatitis: This could be small drops f blood in skin. This can come from varicose veins. If however they are of recent onset they could represent a condition called vasculitis which is an allergic reaction to a drug, or possible underlying infection. Either way see a doctor for evaluation. It is difficult to remove the color of changes from varicose veins. ...Read more
No: No, it's not bad. It won't affect the way your walk, run or perform activities. Hope that alleviates your fears. ...Read more
Many reasons: See u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
What does a weak or unstable ankle mean in my case look at other questions on same ankle and lower leg please?
Weakness of muscles:
Miss: I am unsure of the 2nd part of your question,
weakness of muscles and/or ligaments would cause you pain, discomfort, tiredness, inability to move it through the full possible range of motion, etc. The ankle might way under as you walk on it.
Usually a result of not getting therapy to improve strength after an injury to it; or maybe due to a neurological cause from back or in the leg itself. ...Read more
How can I make the swelling and redness go away in my lower leg/ankles and is it normal for it to hurt when touched?
I fell while getting up with my lower leg caught in a chair. Lower leg to the ankle hurts. Can't put weight and limping. Happened yesterday, painful?
Fall: See your physician regarding the injury. Have some xrays to evaluate for fracture! rest, ice, elevate in the meanwhile. Get crutches if need be to relieve during weight bearing. See your dic asap. ...Read more
After work a few days ago I have been having pain in my right ankle on the lateral side. I can occasionally feel very mild discomfort in my lower leg ?
That's a little too : General unfortunately. Based on info given you may have strained your perineal tendons. You can try a few days of antiinflammatories if not contraindicated like alleve, or try mild stretching... ...Read more
Veins : the greater saphenous and lesser saphenous veins. Greater saohenous along the medial side or inside - from the groin to the foot/ ankle and the lesser saphenous along the lateral or outside of the ankle. ...Read more
Get checked: Swelling and pain in such a diffuse area of the lower extremity can be caused by multitude of things such as diet, blood pressure, kidney function, circulation, nerves, injury, previous surgery...Basically many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the swelling, does it every go down, when does it hurt, what is your diet, etc. Get checked. ...Read more
Ant muscle group: This depends on whether this symptom is caused by any physical activity (sport, exercise) or injury. Absent any of these factors, pain in the anterior lower leg and ankle muscles is due to one of 2 conditions: 1/ tendinitis or strain of the anterior muscle group (edl, ta muscles) in the leg, or 2/ shin splints. Shin splints (pain at mid shin) are usually caused by walking uphill/ uneven terrain. ...Read more
I bashedmy upper ankle/lower leg onmedal it hurts 2walk frm the muscle stretchin.Straightening or pointingfoot hurts my leg. Will this go away soon?!
Feel a hard cord on the lateral side of my lower leg that extends from just slightly above the ankle and into the calf. It is not the small saphenous.
Right lower leg, anterior above ankle, there is a large dent like a chunk is missing. The inside leg is fine and leg feels ok...just looks ugly. For m?
Most likely in the-: Anterior tibialis muscle. The dent is probably from a childhood accident that was a direct blow 2 this area, & U may not recall it. But it is U, & not reversible . ...Read more
Pain in my shin after walk 2 days ago. Hurts every time i move. In my lower leg/ankle. What's wrong? What should I do?
My ankle suddenly started hurting after stepping down the stairs to the landing, been getting worse. Shooting pain on inside & outside of lower leg!
Rest/ice/elevate: to start. If pain is severe or persistent, see specialist for examination and radiographic studies. ...Read more
I twisted my ankle/lower leg getting off a bus in icy conditions 3 &1/2 weeks ago. I continued to twist it over agin by skiing on it. I went to the o?
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Looks like you need to see your doctor for your prolonged ankle sprain. You may need to get it Xrayed and a referral to Ortho depending on the findings. Pl apply Ace bandage, use ankle brace and heat to affected regkion along with Ibuprofen 2-3 times daily to reduce pain and inflammation. Feel better:) ...Read more
Can a venous leg ulcer form on the front, middle of lower leg? Or always on the side above ankle?
Anywhere: Though the inner ankle is most common... ...Read more
If my sural nerve is damaged, why is my lower leg and ankle swollen?I thought it was a sensory nerve?Should i stay off of it?What is the tx anyway?
Likely the two: Are unrelated. Have it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
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