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Swollen Ankles Scan Test Clots Ankle
I have a friend (60+) with swollen ankles. Is there a scan or test to check for clots within the ankle area?
There is a lump or knot in the vein/artery(?) behind my right knee. Could that be a blood clot, should I be concerned? I'm 62 years old, overweight, work in a office , mostly sit for over 9 hours/day. I have recently been having swollen ankles and can h
Find the cause 1st: There may be easy treatments for swollen ankles. However, the more important question is why are your ankles swollen. I would recommend that you be seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon if your primary care physician cannot find the cause of the swollen ankles. Find one at aofas.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get checked: Swelling and pain in the ankles can be caused by multiple things such as diet, blood pressure, kidney function, circulation, nerves, injury, previous surgery...Basically many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the swelling, does it every go down, when does it hurt, what is your diet, etc. Get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer