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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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What to do about very sore and swollen ankles?

What to do about very sore and swollen ankles?

RICE: Try resting, ice, compression and elevation. Swelling of the ankle could be from numerous conditions including trauma and arthritis. I would recommend evaluation by your primary care physician. They can then refer you to a specialist in your area who treats ankle pain. ...Read more

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Bruised swollen shin has made my ankle swell why?

Bruised swollen shin has made my ankle swell why?

Deep hematoma?: Sometimes a bruise is a hematoma, and if left untreated it can get infected - have a physician check it out. ...Read more

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My right ankle is sore on the right side and if i move it or put pressure on it, it hurts. Its been swollen for six days now. What should i do?

My right ankle is sore on the right side and if i move it or put pressure on it, it hurts. Its been swollen for six days now. What should i do?

See your Dr.: considering it is 6 days, Dr. may want to do X-ray/ MRI to evaluate for Bone/soft tissue including ligamental injury, after a thorough examination and history. ...Read more

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I knocked my ankle quite bad on the vaccum cleaner two days ago it has swollen and painful and brused have i broken it. I can weight bear but sore?

Sprain or bone contu: It sounds like either a ankle sprain/strain or bone contusion. The worst case scenario in your history is possibly a chip fracture, but none of these pathologies require surgery initially. Wear an ankle brace for stability, rest, ice and elevation. Taking an Ibuprofen can help with swelling reduction as well. ...Read more

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Painful bumps on both shins. Now one swollen ankle. Had a strange rash a few weeks ago. Dr. Is at a loss. Had a blood panel done. Not abnormal. Help!

Painful bumps on both shins. Now one swollen ankle. Had a strange rash a few weeks ago. Dr. Is at a loss. Had a blood panel done. Not abnormal. Help!

Erythema nodosum????: You need to see a rheumatologist. Looka like- erythema nodosum ( painful bumps), rash, arthritis involving ankle --- several infectious and non infectious diseases can do this. ...Read more