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Doctor insights on: Sore Tender Ankle Joints At Nighttime

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I've done nothing differently today than any other day , but my joints in my ankles are so sore ?

I've done nothing differently today than any other day , but my joints in my ankles are so sore 
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Ankle-it is.: Often it is not a matter of what you did just today. It is more than likely the cumulative effect of the activities that you have done over the last several or many days. Rest is usually the answer for dealing with this type of problem. Give it a few days for an improvement. In no better than you might want to see you doctor. ...Read more

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I've had steriod injection in my ankle joint 5 days ago, it feels sore and itches, is this normal?

I've had steriod injection in my ankle joint 5 days ago, it feels sore and itches, is this normal?

Yes: The soreness at the site of injection is normal. This should gradually improve. If the pain is getting worse then there is a cause for concern and you should contact the same doctor again. There can also be itching of the skin usually as an allergic reaction to the topical cleaning material or the adhesive tape applied after the procedure. ...Read more

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Ankle gave out few days ago, now sore in ankle joint just anterior to medial malleolus, hurts with dorsiflexion. What is this?

Ankle gave out few days ago, now sore in ankle joint just anterior to medial malleolus, hurts with dorsiflexion. What is this?

A good physical : Exam is needed as many structures could of been affected. You can try taking an antiinflammatory if not contraindicated and applying ice. If pain persists i would see a foot/ankle doctor. ...Read more

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Do I see a general doctor for an ankle sprain or sore joints?

Yes: A general doctor can treat an ankle sprain. They can initiate x-rays to make sure there is no fracture and prescribe physical therapy. If you are not improving by 6-8 weeks, then an orthopaedic evaluation can be considered. ...Read more

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I've sprained ankle and the muscles on my calf are sore I have bruising around joint and atfl should I be very worried i can walk but it hurts abit ?

I've sprained ankle and the muscles on my calf are sore I have bruising around joint and atfl should I be very worried i can walk but it hurts abit ?

Probably not.: Without a physical exam, it's difficult to know the severity of your injury, but if it only hurts a bit when you walk, you probably only have a mild atfl sprain and mild calf sprain. If it's a new injury (<72 hrs), then follow the rice protocol (google it) and limit activities which cause increased pain. If your ankle feels unstable, you can buy a relatively inexpensive ankle splint at the store. ...Read more

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Joint pain in different areas of my body. Right wrist, left forearm, right ankle. About 6 weeks ago i noticed that my right wrist felt sore a sharp pain located at the top. The pain spread to my small finger and up on my arm. Last week my right ankle star

Joint pain in different areas of my body. Right wrist, left forearm, right ankle. About 6 weeks ago i noticed that my right wrist felt sore a sharp pain located at the top. The pain spread to my small finger and up on my arm. Last week my right ankle star

With : With multiple joint problems that have spanned years, you may be developing some kind of arthritic condition. The other thing that comes to mind is lime disease, or some sort of infection from an insect bite. Your best starting point is your primary care physician, who can order blood tests and get x-rays of these painful joints, and perhaps then refer you to a rheumatologist (in the case of an arthritic condition) or an infectious diseases specialist (in the case of an insect bite that caused an infection). ...Read more

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Swollen hard red lumps on lower legs & ankles swollen w/ very sore hip, knee & ankle joints. Mainly hurts after resting. One heel aches a lot flatfeet?

Swollen hard red lumps on lower legs & ankles swollen w/ very sore hip, knee & ankle joints. Mainly hurts after resting. One heel aches a lot flatfeet?

Needs to be checked : We do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your symptoms of swollen lumps and pain in the joints. We don't know how old you are and what other co existing condition you might have and if you are taking any medicine. Etc. We need a detailed history and physical exam and you may need blood test and if indicated some imaging like xrayes or others like MRI etc,Consult your doctor ...Read more

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I noticed I get: fatigue, hoarse voice, joints sore(stiff fingers:ankles), less sleep, muscles twitches, and overall weakness. What could this be?

I noticed I get: fatigue, hoarse voice, joints sore(stiff fingers:ankles), less sleep, muscles twitches, and overall weakness. What could this be?

Sounds like: You should have a thorough evaluation . Start with your regular doc and then either a neurologist or rheumatologist depending on the complete history and physical and labs. Best to you! ...Read more

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25 y/o female. Extreme fatigue. Muscle tightness/soreness. Achey hip, knee, ankle and wrist joints. Cold hands & feet. Rash around mouth & in nose.

25 y/o female. Extreme fatigue. Muscle tightness/soreness. Achey hip, knee, ankle and wrist joints. Cold hands & feet. Rash around mouth & in nose.

Physician: Get evaluated by a physician.Sounds like a rheumatologic disorder but diagnosis can't be made without evaluation ...Read more

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Does msm help sore leg joints?

Does msm help sore leg joints?

Theoretically: Theoretically, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate with msm has 50-70% chance of helping 50%. Most of this research is based on studies sponsored by the makers of the stuff. Independent high quality research is far less conclusive. ...Read more

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Can i still be growing at 27 all my joint are really sore more my knees and ankels also effecting my lower bk to

Can i still be growing at 27 all my joint are really sore more my knees and ankels also effecting my lower bk to

Doubtful: To the point i would say no. You may have a form of arthritis. Another possibility from a podiatric point of view is you may have bad flat feet or pronation, which with a bad foundation can cause the symptoms you describe. I believe your growing days are over, now see a doctor so you can get rid of your pain. ...Read more

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For 1yr I have felt tired, short of breath, pain in chest/back on mid/right, migraines, sore joints, leg swelling/left leg.Every test in the world done but no answers.What should I do?No quality of life.

For 1yr I have felt tired, short of breath, pain in chest/back on mid/right, migraines, sore joints, leg swelling/left leg.Every test in the world done but no answers.What should I do?No quality of life.

Symptoms: I am sorry to hear about your struggle. Unfortunately, you're not alone. In that case, psychological issues should be ruled out (stress, depression, etc.). Also, strange as it is, i believe that there may be some toxic substances you are exposed to in the food you eat especially if it is full of preservatives, additives, gmos, etc. It may be worthwhile to go more organic. ...Read more

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I feel soreness from the joint of the right leg, what's happening to it?

Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more