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Any ideas on what could be causing pain in my joints and ligaments, swollen ankles?

Any ideas on what could be causing pain in my joints and ligaments, swollen ankles?

Many things: Could be uveruse syndrome, could be arthritis. Best to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Pain in my joints and ligaments, swollen ankles and a lot of discomfort. Any ideas on causes?

Pain in my joints and ligaments, swollen ankles and a lot of discomfort. Any ideas on causes?

Collagen vascular: The symptoms and sign that are described in the question are unlikely to be due to circulatory problems. These more fit a collagen vascular diseases such as lupus or rhemathoid arthritis for which the rheumotologists have the expertise. ...Read more

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My pink is still swollen after 2 weeks, i cannot bend it all the way. I think i may have tore a ligament.

My pink is still swollen after 2 weeks, i cannot bend it all the way. I think i may have tore a ligament.

Swollen finger: See fp or orthopedist to evaluate finger & treat it if more than swelling has occurred. May need to be splinted or pinned if ligament pulled piece of bone off with it. ...Read more

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I tore ligaments in my ankle years ago. Within the last few months, ankle is swollen and painful. No new injury. Why re-occurrence after so long?

I tore ligaments in my ankle years ago. Within the last few months, ankle is swollen and painful. No new injury. Why re-occurrence after so long?

Microtrauma: Repetitive microtrauma can add up especially with a previously traumatized ankle and cause swelling and pain. There may be underlying pathology in your ankle joint, not necessarily only isolated to the ligament tear but cartilage damage or synovitis. ...Read more

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Had ligament repaired on my thumb. Was wondering how long does it stay swollen?

Had ligament repaired on my thumb. Was wondering how long does it stay swollen?

Check with doctor: Depends on what type of surgery was done, and how. Best advice is to check with your surgeon to make sure. ...Read more

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I tore a ligament in my ankle 6 weeks ago, is it normal for it to still be swollen?

I tore a ligament in my ankle 6 weeks ago, is it normal for it to still be swollen?

Yes: Ligamental injuries are thought to have three phases. An acute injury or inflammatory phase, a regenerative phase and a tissue remodeling phase. It is not uncommon for these injuries to take months to heal to their maximal function. In short, yes, it could be considered normal for your ankle to still be swollen. ...Read more

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Lower part of my left areola sometimes becomes pale and a little bit swollen, no other symptoms. What's wrong? I have also systs and ligament...

Lower part of my left areola sometimes becomes pale and a little bit swollen, no other symptoms. What's wrong? I have also systs and ligament...

Areola: This could be infection but rare conditions like paget's disease of the breast which is a cancer of the nipple has to be ruled out .You should see your doctor .Sometimes inflamation if superficial veins on the breast may cause a disease called mondors disease which can sometimes falsely look like thickened cords or ligaments underneath your breast. You should see a doc. ...Read more