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Ankle swollen due to sun poisoning, what doctor to see?

Ankle swollen due to sun poisoning, what doctor to see?

Pod or Derm: I would recommend you either see a dermatologist or a podiatrist. You could also see your pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Sun Poisoning (Definition)

Conditions that some people may lump under the term 'sun poisoning'. It really isn't a specific medical condition. One has rash w red skin ; possible blisters, fatigue, fevers, chills or headache. Another is called polymorphous light eruption(pmle) ; it has sxs that were just described as well as dense clusters of small bumps over the body w ...Read more


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Cause of Swollen ankles for 4 days?

Cause of Swollen ankles for 4 days?

See details: Pain is likely arthritis or inflammation, no pain is likely edema or fluid retention. Have a doctor evaluate it. ...Read more

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How best to deal with swollen ankles?

How best to deal with swollen ankles?

Depends on cause: Swollen ankles may be due to fluid accumulation that could result from venous insufficiency, heart failure, kidney disease, nutritional deficiency and the treatment will depend on the cause. ...Read more

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My husband has suddenly got swollen ankles?

My husband has suddenly got swollen ankles?

Bad sign: Get evaluated!
serious heart, kidney, chemical issues.
Venous stasis.
Need full history and evaluation, and studies. ...Read more

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I have swollen ankles. What can help with this?

I have swollen ankles. What can help with this?

Get checked: Swelling and pain in the ankles can be caused by multiple 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

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What are the causes of swollen ankles, when there is no injury involved?

What are the causes of swollen ankles, when there is no injury involved?

Fluid retention: Swelling of the ankles without pain or injury is usually due to fluid retention. See you primary care doctor tosee why you are retaining fluid. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are potential causes of swollen ankles?

Help please? I want to know what are potential causes of swollen ankles?

Many: Swelling of the ankles can be caused by anything from injury to kidney to heart problems. ...Read more

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Can hydroxycut cause swollen ankles?

Can hydroxycut cause swollen ankles?

Unlikely: Unlikely but it is a poor product associated with occasional life threatening side effects. I urge you to stop using it. ...Read more

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How to combat swollen ankles with perimenopause?

How to combat swollen ankles with perimenopause?

Compress : Elevate your feet and legs at heart level or above when you can and consider compression stockings. These work very well when you put them on in the morning before the feet and legs begin to swell up too much. ...Read more

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What can cause diabetics to suffer from swollen ankles?

What can cause diabetics to suffer from swollen ankles?

A number of things.: Diabetics can have swollen ankles from unrecognized fractures, problems with circulation, or fluid retention without vascular issues. See your primary care doctor or an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon to get a diagnosis and treatment.

www.orthodoc.aaos.org/foot ankle. ...Read more

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I have swollen ankles and ones bruised but it doesn't hurt. Should i just leave it alone?

Chronic issues: This could be from the venous insufficiency - check with a vascular surgeon or a podiatrist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Swollen ankles and face and neck rash?

Should see Doc SOON: These symptoms can be from any number of causes from simple allergic response to significant systemic disease . You should see a family physician, internist or rheumatologist soon. ...Read more

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Can iron supplement cause swollen ankles?

Can iron supplement cause swollen ankles?

No: Iron does not cause swollen ankles. The cause could be diet, joint disease, heart disease, or any number of conditions. I would not ignore this. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Prednisone and swollen ankles, is this common?

Prednisone and swollen ankles, is this common?

It depends on dose: Prednisone at moderate to high doses will cause sodium retention and associated fluid retention with ankle swelling as a manifestation. The effect can be seen with low dose Prednisone in patients with other medical problems prone to fluid retention. ...Read more

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Knee pain and swollen ankles. What could be causing this?

Knee pain and swollen ankles. What could be causing this?

Many causes: If multiple joints are hurting and swelling without an injury, i recommend an evaluation by your primary care provider. An orthopedist and/or rheumatologist may also be recommended for a thorough evaluation of possible arthritides. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative medicine treatments for swollen ankles?

Are there any alternative medicine treatments for swollen ankles?

Find the cause 1st: There may be alternative medicine treatments for swollen ankles. However, the more important question is why are your ankles swollen. I would recommend that you be seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon if your primary care physician cannot find the cause of the swollen ankles. ...Read more

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Why do I have burning hot beat at night and sore and swollen ankles in the morning?

Why do I have burning hot beat at night and sore and swollen ankles in the morning?

You should : See a doctor. Feet should not be swollen in the morning. (assuming you sleep in a bed at night). ...Read more

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I have swollen ankles, frequent urination, waking up with headaches what could it be?

see details: It sounds as if the issue is one of fluid retention (edema). There are numerous causes, some are minor and some are serious. See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. ...Read more

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Vacination side affects. My 4 yr old has got swollen ankles after her jag an can't walk?

Vacination side affects. My 4 yr old has got swollen ankles after her jag an can't walk?

Doctor: Consult your doctor immediately. Your daughter may have a serious reaction to whatever immunization she was given. ...Read more

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I have a friend (60+) with swollen ankles. Is there a scan or test to check for clots within the ankle area?

No need : Typically, bilateral ankle swelling is not a typical sign for blood clots. It would be highly unlikely for this person to have occluding blood clots in both legs at the same time. Other causes should be ruled out by his physician, so please get to the doctor asap. ...Read more

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M 4yr old took reaction to her vacination with swollen ankles so i took her to doc abd she got antbioctics but now 3 days later she has come out in l?

M 4yr old took reaction to her vacination with swollen ankles so i took her to doc abd she got antbioctics but now 3  days later she has come out in l?

Clarification needed: Vaccinations should not cause swollen ankles, so wht did your doctor prescribe antbiotics and then what happened three days later explanation is needed to give you a definitive answer. ...Read more

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I have severely swollen ankles. It does not clear up during the night. No pain. What can I do other than walking, stockings, lymph drainage, ozone ?

I have severely swollen ankles.  It does not clear up during the night.  No pain. What can I do other than walking, stockings, lymph drainage, ozone  ?

Do not ignore : Edema can be pitting or brawny. Press around the ankle firmly - hold and release. If there is a indentation that stays around it is pitting edema. If you can not dent the flesh it is brawny edema and much harder to deal with.
Support hose, elevation, sequential compression, diuretic meds and decrease in salt are a good start. If this does not work pt specialized in lymph-edema can help. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
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Swollen Ankles (Definition)

Painless swelling of the feet and ankles is a common problem, particularly among older people. Abnormal buildup of fluid in the ankles, feet, and legs ...Read more