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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
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Ankle Swelling (Definition)

Ankle swelling or edema around the ankle is fluid in the soft tissue and can have many causes such as injury, vein problems, heart ...Read more


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Fell over on cement. I now have a sore knee, swollen bruised shin and it feels stiff and painful when walking. My ankle has puffed up. Cold compress?

Fell over on cement. I now have a sore knee, swollen bruised shin and it feels stiff and painful when walking. My ankle has puffed up. Cold compress?

Not fun fall: Ice is always your best friend when you fall, especially with swelling and bruising of your knee/ ankle.You do want to have it checked out, especially if your ankle is swollen to determine if it's a strain or sprain.For either, it's important to keep it elevated above your heart level, to help reduce swelling. Imaging may be needed if you can't weight bear. So, using crutches until ur seen is good. ...Read more

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My right ankle is slightly swollen and I have a stabbing pain from my ankle up the inner leg into my thigh. It's very sore to the touch and feels like?

My right ankle is slightly swollen and I have a stabbing pain from my ankle up the inner leg into my thigh. It's very sore to the touch and feels like?

Leg pain: Always a concern for deep venous thrombosis, have you ever had one before? Was there any trauma or did this happen spontaneously? Do you have any medical problems, vascular or cardiac conditions? Very concerning symptoms ...Read more

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Leg hit w/ softball above ankle 2 wks ago & spot still sore. doesn't hurt to walk but foot still swollen. what could be wrong if no pain when walking?

Leg hit w/ softball above ankle 2 wks ago & spot still sore. doesn't hurt to walk but foot still swollen. what could be wrong if no pain when walking?

A contusion: ="BRUISE" can occur in the lining of the bone itself and these "bone bruises" can last for a while!!!! Apply heat (this will "speed up" the resorption (healing) !!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I slipped on ice 5 weeks ago and my ankle is still sore and swollen and pain moving up my leg. Could I have a fracture our us it soft tissue damage?

I slipped on ice 5 weeks ago and my ankle is still sore and swollen and pain moving up my leg.  Could I have a fracture our us it soft tissue damage?

Fracture/Sprain: You could have a fracture or sprain. See a podiatrist for radiographs to rule out a fracture and appropriate treatment which can include surgey, walking boot, cast or ankle brace. Elevate, ice and compression until you can be seen for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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