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Pain on outside of ankle from broken fibula. Is this normal or should I be concerned?

Pain on outside of ankle from broken fibula. Is this normal or should I be concerned?

Broken bones: Hurt, how long ago was in injured? Was there surgery involved? How bad was the break? How did it occur? What other damage was there? What have you tried to relieve the pain? What does the pain feel like? ...Read more

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Can screws make your ankle pop and pain on outside of ankle? One doctor said its sublaxation tendon the other said it is screws. What do you think,

Can screws make your ankle pop and pain on outside of ankle? One doctor said its sublaxation tendon the other said it is screws. What do you think,

Yes!: Without knowing your original injury and the surgical treatment it's hard to answer your question. Both screws and subluxation can make your "ankle pop" with pain. There are diagnostic modalities to pinpoint your problem. I would seek a third opinion. Good luck! ...Read more

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Ankle pain: beginner treadmill runner, dull pain on outside of left ankle, why?

Ankle pain: beginner treadmill runner, dull pain on outside of left ankle, why?

Too much, too soon?: Really tough to say over the computer. Maybe you did too much, too soon, without proper stretching before exercises and that caused your ankle sprain./strain to occur. If the pain persists, have a dr. Check you out and give you a proper time line and treatment before you return to the treadmill. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been having really bad ankle bone pain outside my ankle the tendon that runs along side on ankle hurts no injury what could b causing this?

I've been having really bad ankle bone pain outside my ankle the tendon that runs along side on ankle hurts no injury what could b causing this?

Many things: This sounds like it is corresponding to a nerve path. If so, it can be caused by any abnormality along the nerve. Old injuries, arthritis, bone spurs, etc could all cause this. If over-the-counter medications don't relieve the symptoms you may need to see your doctor and/or an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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I injured my ankle about a week ago, I slipped while going down stairs. Constant pain around on outside ankle bone and occasionally radiates up leg ?

I injured my ankle about a week ago, I slipped while going down stairs. Constant pain around on outside ankle bone and occasionally radiates up  leg ?

Have it x-rayed: If you are getting constant pain that radiates, you should have it x-rayed, it could have a fracture or it could be ligamentous injury. You may need it immobilized for a short time to allow it to calm down then start range of motion exercises as soon as you can tolerate them . You can take an antiinflamatory to help with the discomfort. If there is a fracture you would need it immobilized longer. ...Read more

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I have been having ankle pain outside of the ankle on bone hurts to walk or to do anything i think it might be tendonitis had it before in foot?

Possibly: If the pain runs around the back edge of the outside ankle bone, it is likely peroneal tendinitis. Other possibilities are painful ankle ligaments or cartilage damage in the ankle joint. If rest and Ibuprofen or Naproxen don't help, see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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