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Swelling Bruising Ankle
Busted my shins really bad...no breaks in skin, however redness, some warmth and a little swelling...bruising of ankles has occurred. What say you?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Fibula break with ligament tear. Pain with severe swelling and bruising. Now ankle and top off foot numb. Is this from swelling?
Fibula break with li: Yes, the nerves are compressed because of the swelling and the foot can become numb. Get off your foot, elevate it, use crutches so that there is no weight on this foot asap and get treated either with a soft cast for a few days than a hard cast or surgery, let your orthopedist decide depending on the x-rays either way you should not put any weight on this limb or you can dislocate the fracture. ...Read more
I have swelling and bruising in my ankle and shin withoutinjury. With elevation, the swelling eases but does not go completely. What should I do?
What can I do if I've had a fractured bone in my leg and I am having severe swelling and bruising in my ankle?
See a specialist: I am not sure from your description if these two issues are occurring at same time. I would highly recommend you see your primary care doctor, a podiatrist or orthopedist for thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Went over my ankle last week and I know it isn't broke but its painful to stretch. No bruising or swelling. Just painful to move.
R.I.C.E: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation are appropriate treatments for an ankle sprain. I don't know the mechanism of injury or any other details about your injury, but it is possible you have a fracture. One cannot tell just by looking at the ankle. I suggest you have it examined and see if the clinician recommends and xray to check for a fracture. ...Read more
Jumped from 4ft 6 wks ago & landed on ankle. Started p.t & after each appoint. More bruising/swelling occurred. @ last appoint it snapped again?
Is it possibe to break your ankle by twisting it inwards? Friend accidentally twisted mine inwards and now I got bruising and swelling and major pain.
If you roll your ankle inwards then can't stand on it for 10min now have bruise ans small swelling its painful but I can walk on it what have I done?
Post skin Trauma: This sure sounds normal and expected. I do not know what question you are asking given the way your question is written, but any skin trauma, including swelling, can lead to bruising. ...Read more
See a podiatrist: Get it examined to find out why there is pain. ...Read more
Hi, my ankle has been in pain. It started to hurt on Friday afternoon at work. I don't know what I did to it. No swelling or bruising.?
I fell 10ft while hiking 1week ago and landed on with my ankle folded underneath me and it popped no swelling or bruising but pain around ankle
Bruise below ankle with a little bit of swelling and no pain. No blunt hit to area. Not from physical activity. Few spots of red. Is this normal?
Yes: It could be irritation from shoe gear. If it's not painful it should resolve in a few days. ...Read more
Pain in front of ankle, midline. No bruising, mild swelling. Occurred spontaneously (no "injury event."). Can walk, but w/ pain. Possible causes?
11 days ago I fell on my ankle. Nothing twisted-I could walk with no pain, but bad bruising. Still some swelling. How long should I expect swelling?
Swelling and bruises are still present in my ankle injury since its the 4th day today I've been strictly following the PRICE method and the pain at ni?
Inflammation: Swelling and bruising can. Last for week after and ankle injury depending on the extent of the injury so continue with your treatment and it should improve ...Read more
My ankle it feels like it needs to pop. I have no bruising or swelling. I had no injuries to my ankle. I popped it n it seems to go away then come back?
Sounds like a tendon that is moving over a boney prominence.
now why is this happening if you have had no injury?
perhaps you have a condition of laxity of your ligaments.
you should see a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more
Consult a doctor: The information you have is limited to give an informed advice. ...Read more
Is swelling normal for a bruise? I dropped a block on my ankle. Feels bruised, doesn't bother me to walk.
This type of: Blunt trauma could cause both swelling and bruising. ...Read more
What could cause pain, bruising and swelling of outer and top of ankle right after running a pain free half marathon?
Sprained my ankle 9 days ago. Bruising/swelling has almost gone all the way down. Now it's starting to itch, why? Is that normal?
Yez, , as long as U--: -have had it evaluated by an ortho, & there's no structural damage, don't worry. As the blood is adsorbed, it's common 2 have it itch. Also don't B surprised if there is some dark staining in the area it is due 2 an iron tattoo from the breakdown of hemoglobin. ...Read more
Extremely painful ankle, but no swelling and almost no bruising. Cant bear much weight and has been like this for over 24 hours. What is it?
I hit my ankle against a metal pole and there is no bruising but there is swelling and pain when I walk, press on it, and move it around. Help?
I have rolled my ankle outwards have pain bruising but no swelling what should I do to treat it and should I be worried as there is no swelling.
You need to
have seen by a doctor in order to make sure you haven't pulled or torn a ligament. The fact that you have bruising and pain indicates that an evaluation is warranted.
Ligamentous damage can also make you more
susceptible to another fall and possible fracture. ...Read more