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Swollen Ankle In Children
Turned knee and kicked in the air . sudden shock , later swollen. Had MRI and Xray, nothing shows. Swollen knee , water in the knee show in mri. Help?
Bursitis: If the fluid is causing the pain you could see Ortho or your primary to have it drained. That can relieve the pain almost instantaneously. ...Read more
Is there any lymph node in ankles because I have lump in my right ankle (near lateral malleolus )?
Not really.: I'm pretty sure that the lump has nothing to do with lymph nodes. ...Read more
Swelling in foot- rest/immobilization for other foot (also swollen- surgery). Is swelling in uninjured foot normal? Due to decreased activity?
Your question is: A little confusing secondarily to your shorthand. The decreased activity can indeed cause swelling. However, if you had surgery on the other foot and are now putting pressure on the other foot it is also possible to get an overuse injury or even a stress fracture so I would keep that in the differential diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heel pain in young children my 5year old daughter keeps complaining of pain in her left heel and big toe. It seems worst when we are out in the cold?
Foot Pain: Must have history to be able to narrow this down. How long has this been going on? 6 months or a week? Does she have a blister or any redness overlying the sore area. Is the complaint only outside in the cold? Or is it only with walking? Does it wake her up at night? Is it worsening over time? or is it a stable complaint? Does she have fever? a limp? OK to try tylenol (acetaminophen) for a week, needs eval by doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tested - for RA have swollen lymph nodes in neck hard all the way down necj first was knots swellin in knees fingers ankles mucus in stool?
Need full evaluation: you need a full avail way she can. He's heard nachos could be rheumatoid nodules or lymph nodes. You need to be certain what else may be going on so we need to look at the differential. You need to see a rheumatologist to clarify exactly what the diagnosis is. It may not be rheumatic ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained foot:doctor said to rice.A month later slightly swollen in ankle area and slight pain when walkin. Some pain at bottom of foot as well.Help?
Compensation...: Obviously, what ever you managed to sprain a month ago, has not totally healed. You may now be exhibiting compensatory problems by shifting you weight to avoid pain. This creates more problems. The specifics of the injury as well as your lifestyle activity level would help in understanding your condition. To remove all doubt, see a foot specialist in your area or a concierge visit. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Snapping/popping in ankle still 6 months since injury. Not in ankle.. In lateral side of midfoot sort of between fifth meta and ankle. causes?
Athletic trainer diagnosed swelling around the sesamoid bones in my foot. Now feeling pain/stiffness near top of the big toe also. Different injury?
Get examined by md: Sesamoid injuries to the big toe are relatively uncommon. Fractures to the sesamoid bones are most commonly seen in ( American) football. More likely your symptoms in your age etc. could be related to sprains of the 1st toe metatarsalphalangeal joint(turf toe). See an experienced ORS for examination and treatment options. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Signs..Symptoms..Treatment..Investigation...Prevention of pain n swelling in tragus in case of 8 year children?
Cyst: Sounds like a preauricular cyst. Easy to treat with antibiotics but most likely will need to be removed. See a pediatric surgeon or pediatric ent. ...Read more
My 21 year old son is having muscle and joint pain in areas such as ankles, wrists, elbows, shoulder blades, back, legs, and some swelling in ankles.?
Inflammation!: To have pain in so many places means an inflammatory process must be excluded. He needs someone with rheumatology expertise to diagnose and treat the problem. If inflammation is present, he will need more than aleve-like nsaids. My bet: psoriatic arthritis with ankle involvement! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cystic bone lesion in ankle. Ankle and foot hurt. I had foot surgery in the summer. Should i be concerned?
Cystic bone lesion: A bone lesion in the ankle after surgical excision can take a whiel to 'fill in' and heal. If the leasion was within the ankle mortise and involved the talus, weight bearing can also have a bearing on the healing process. The ankle will swell for a period of time. Consult your surgeon and discuss physical therapy, and options for reducing the discomfort. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Injured hemi cp effected ankle.foot is red at night and after walking. Veins in ankle and foot potrude. Excessive dryness bottoms of both feet,causes?
Lack of motion : usually motion will help circulation and with cp the motion is limited and the you get more pooling of blood and they will effect the size and color of the area. I recommend that you see a foot doctor for possible compression sock after arterial Doppler that's is within normal limit ...Read more
I have bad sprained ankle and Osteochondral defect in same ankle. Could this cause the leg to get swollen (from below the knee down to the ankle)?
I would be concerned: For a clot in the leg and I don't think your symptom is consistent with your injury and advise you to have it checked out ASAP, always better safe then sorry. ...Read more
Hi please help, my husband has severe pain all the sudden in his right hip joint and swollen painful lymph nodes in most joints ?
Sudden & severe: Those words require ACTION. If an immediate appointment is impossible, go to urgent care or n ER. If he did nothing unusual recently to cause injury, they'll do tests and provide pain relief as possible till they can discover a cause. Don't wait - it could be helpful to nip it in the bud! ...Read more
Connective tissue: This complaint is probably not associated with lymph nodes; most likely it's from ligaments and tendons which become sore from excessive activity. See your doctor for full evaluation. ...Read more
Sprained ankle 4 days ago diagnosed with right lateral ligament tear. Under bandage over ankle and top of foot a little numb. Severe swelling. Is ok?
I'm 31 and have developped joint pains in wrists, knees, ankles (swollen) on just getting back to tropics after extensive travels in europe - suggtns?
My adult son has a pain in his left foot, right below the ankle. There's no redness or swelling, but limps when he walks. He's a security officer.
Ankle pain: Need more information than you have given. How long has he had it, does anything make it feel better, any injury, etc. ...Read more
Husband's lower back and lateral upper right thigh appear swollen. No pain at either location. Some minor swelling in leg, ankle and feet.
Swelling on one: side of the body especially involving the lower extremity is usually not a good sign. There are many things that can cause such painless swelling, including anasarca, deep venous clot (DVT), fluid retention from kidney, liver or heart disease, or local invasion of lymphatic system causing an obstruction. Go get it checked out by healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
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