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My uric acid is 7.71 mg i play soccer and had many ankle injuries. i woke up with a swollen ankle with pain. this has happened couple of times?

My uric acid is 7.71 mg i play soccer and had many ankle injuries. i woke up with a swollen ankle with pain. this has happened couple of times?

Could be Gout: Need to see a rheumatologist, have the ankle aspirated and see if there are urate crystals.If this is [positive this is interval gout. If not then aspirate again with the next attack to see if this is gout ...Read more

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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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41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

Lupus: This sounds like a diagnosis of lupus. Finish and additional work up and be seen by a rheumatologist and.other needed sub specialist. All the best. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ankle swelling after starting macrobid 3 days ago for uti...no other symptoms...should i keep taking medicine?

I am experiencing  ankle swelling after starting macrobid 3 days ago for uti...no other symptoms...should i keep taking medicine?

Med side effect: I would get a change in antibiotic. Drugs can do a lot of good things as well as have all types of side effects. Best to just change the medication. If goes away you have proven the side effect to the med. If not need to have revisit to see why you have the ankle swelling. ...Read more

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What is the disorder specific symptom, such as: a painful left foot & swollen ankle?

What is the disorder specific symptom, such as: a painful left foot & swollen ankle?

MORE INFORMATION: More information is needed from you, answering my questions, to then arrive at a diagnosis. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What could having a thick red rash from the neck down with swollen ankles and foot discs be a symptom of?

What could having a thick red rash from the neck down with swollen ankles and foot discs be a symptom of?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can you have a normal EKG if you have heart problems? What types of heart problems would not show up on an EKG? Only symptom is swollen ankles.

Can you have a normal EKG if you have heart problems? What types of heart problems would not show up on an EKG? Only symptom is swollen ankles.

Ekg: An EKG is an eletrical tracing of the heart activity. Damaged muscle or conduction tissue creates an abnormal EKG. Cardiac enlargement can be present with a normal EKG. So can early coronary disease. And so can a valve disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of fleabitis my mothers ankles is red and swollen and hot to the touch...She also has some redness on her upper thigh

What are the symptoms of fleabitis my mothers ankles is red and swollen and hot to the touch...She also has some redness on her upper thigh

Symptoms : Symptoms from flea bites include small red bumps with a red halo around a small hole. This leads to significant itching. Thrombophlebitis symptoms can include pain in the body area where a blood clot has developed in a vein. The vein is tender and warm. There can also be redness and swelling of the part of the body effected. Wasn't exactly sure what you were dealing with, so included info on both. ...Read more

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Had a UTI 3 months ago. Think it came back but only my ankles are swollen and no other symptoms. Could it be a recurrence?

Had a UTI 3 months ago. Think it came back but only my ankles are swollen and no other symptoms. Could it be a recurrence?

They could be : Completely unrelated. In a female of child bearing age, the possibility of pregnancy is present when there are swollen legs/ankles. I am not saying you are, I'm just stating this is something doctors consider. ...Read more

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2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red , purple & swollen.Symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. Can I ?

2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red , purple & swollen.Symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. Can I ?

Photosensitivity: What is said here seems like you have photosensitivity, as the symptoms prolonging you might want to make sure you do not have any underlying conditons make you prone for photosensitivity and vasospasms ...Read more

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I have erythema nodosum only on my right, & i was treated, went away, &now both of my ankles are swollen w/ no symptoms.What else can I do?Blood clots?

I have erythema nodosum only on my right, & i was treated, went away, &now both of my ankles are swollen w/ no symptoms.What else can I do?Blood clots?

See a doctor: There can be many causes for ankle edema, and your doctor can help sort this out. Excess salt intake, high blood pressure, heart issues, diabetes, vein problems, thyroid issues can sometimes cause this, and only a doctor can rule these out. ...Read more

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My Primary is out of town, received lab results with + for IGG P41 and 39; 9 CRP. Symptoms swollen tendons in both feet/ankles. Stiffness upon waking.

My Primary is out of town, received lab results with + for IGG P41 and 39; 9 CRP. Symptoms swollen tendons in both feet/ankles. Stiffness upon waking.

Likely a neg test: You have circulating antibodies that bind to 2 of the proteins on the Lyme disease panel. A high percentage of people who have never been exposed to Lyme's disease will have such antibodies. A person who is infected would be expected to have more antibodies that bind a higher percentage of the proteins in the test (>4 + IgG results, statistically). ...Read more

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Hips down to feet ache/hurt/swollen ankles. Wear mild compression socks to knees. Remove socks about 1-2 hrs symptoms start. Help!! ?

Hips down to feet ache/hurt/swollen ankles. Wear mild compression socks to knees. Remove socks about 1-2 hrs symptoms start. Help!!
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Maybe: Blood clots are possible and could just be swollen and painful. Best advice is get examined please at the emergency room for an ultrasound. Good luck ...Read more

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Is it true swollen and sore feet and ankles can be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

Is it true swollen and sore feet and ankles can be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

VERY POSSIBLY: As there are different types of ankle and foot swelling, you should be examined and evaluated by a doctor. Although heart disease must be first ruled out, your symptoms could well be caused by an underactive thyroid gland. If you have other symptoms of an underactive thyroid, even if blood tests are "normal", you should discuss a trial of thyroid medication with your doctor. ...Read more

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A lymph node on the back of my right leg is swollen and pressing against a nerve, slightly numbing my right leg. This is after drinking some beers. No other symptom. The node has been there for a few years but never had any issue with it. Anything alertin

A lymph node on the back of my right leg is swollen and pressing against a nerve, slightly numbing my right leg. This is after drinking some beers. No other symptom. The node has been there for a few years but never had any issue with it. Anything alertin

Maybe a cyst: What you have may not be a node but a cyst called a Baker's Cyst. This is a fluid filled structure which can stay the same size, increase in size or break and cause a lot of pain. Whatever you have the beers you drank are not the cause of the numbness and any structure that is pressing on a nerve and causing numbness should be seen by a doctor and dealt with to avoid permanent nerve damage. ...Read more

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I have diabetes, fatty liver, swollen ankles, and chest pain. What are ways to alleviate my symptoms given my conditions?

I have diabetes, fatty liver, swollen ankles, and chest pain. What are ways to alleviate my symptoms given my conditions?

Good diabetic : Management, go to endocrinologist to have your under diabetes under control, those thing are compilation for the diabetes you have. ...Read more

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