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I have a pain on top of my left foot near my ankle what could that be please ?

I have a pain on top of my left foot near my ankle what could that be please ?

MORE INFO NEEDED: I would need more information-type of pain, duration, sudden or gradual onset, better/worse, what makes it feel better/worse, anything OTC help? Injury or trauma? Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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I have pain on top of foot from toes to ankle. Very painful. Goin on 3 weeks. What could b wrong?

I have pain on top of foot from toes to ankle. Very painful. Goin on 3 weeks. What could b wrong?

Many variables : You did not mention trauma. Are your ankle or foot joints hot? Are they swollen? Any new activities? My first thoughts would include some form of nerve entrapment, paresthesia, or arthritis. Arthritis can run the gamut from gout, calcium pyrophosphate deposition, degenerative, rheumatoid or lupus. Of course, nothing can take the place of a thorough exam and appropriate blood work. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have occasional pain on top of foot where leg meets foot after a sprained ankle? 8 days after. Ankle x-Ray didn't show fracture.

Potentially: Yes, potentially, particularly if the zone of injury or even the associated inflammation or swelling has spread to that area. Don't hesitate to be followed for it. ...Read more

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Burning top of foot near big toe where stretched nerve years ago after broken ankle. Also bone spurs in ball of foot. What to do for burning pain?

Burning top of foot near big toe where stretched nerve years ago after broken ankle. Also bone spurs in ball of foot. What to do for burning pain?

Symptomatic : If you don't have gout or active arthritis, then quite likely you have nerve pain. For that, you can try several things: such as liniments, Lidoderm patches, or anticonvulsants--which are good for chronic nerve pain. ...Read more

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My ankle started hurting when i was dancing recently. It's in the front of ankle/top of foot and is causing bad pain. What is it?

My ankle started hurting when i was dancing recently. It's in the front of ankle/top of foot and is causing bad pain. What is it?

Tendinitis: I could be tendinitis. Decrease your dance routine if possible. Ice and elevate as much as possible. Also some over the counter medications such as advil (ibuprofen) and alieve can help. However, see a doctor or a podiatrist prior to self medicating. ...Read more

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Broke ankle 12 days ago. Top of foot burns and swells fast soon as not elevated. Within seconds. Is this normal or could there be more damage in foot?

Yes. Have an Xry : If it shows fx see either an orthopedic c or a f lot doctor.K they will fix it for you..Next time see an md right away before worse thing happen. Drbelga. ...Read more

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I have pain in top of foot from big toe all the way to inside of ankle what could the cause be?

I have pain in top of foot from big toe all the way to inside of ankle what could the cause be?

Foot pain top: It could be an inflamed tendon or an inflamed or pinched nerve. It could be coming from your bones arthritis or bony growth. ...Read more

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They said X-ray says no breaks but ankle , top of foot all swollen and purple...Is it possible it was misdiagnosed? Can't bear much weight .

They said X-ray says no breaks but  ankle , top of foot all swollen and purple...Is it possible  it was misdiagnosed?  Can't bear much weight .

Ankle Sprain: X-rays only show bone. When you injure your ankle you can injure the ligaments. Ankle sprains can cause severe pain, swelling and purpura. This is all due to the fact that rupturing of ligaments and small vessels occur. Since no fractures were seen your best bet is to treat as a sprain. This is usually treated with rest, ice, compression and elevation ...Read more

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Sprained my lateral,deltoid ligaments and top of foot 5 months ago - still getting pain, popping and swelling above my ankle?

Sprained my lateral,deltoid ligaments and top of foot 5 months ago - still getting pain, popping and swelling above my ankle?

Get an xray: you should probably get this looked at and get an x-ray. An orthopedic or put electric surgeon could help you. There are many ligaments to the ankle and foot. They all need to be evaluated. If an x-ray doesn't show a problem, you may need an MRI or a CT scan. It could be an ankle sprain or a syndesmotic injury or a Lisfranc injury or an undiagnosed fracture. ...Read more

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