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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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What to do if I have a tight heel cord and two spurs on my left ankle. I am going to get surgery. what are they going to do?

What to do if I have a tight heel cord and two spurs on my left ankle. I am going to get surgery. what are they going to do?

Surgery: These are questions that you should be asking your surgeon. As docs and surgeons on this site we have no idea where your spurs are nor their size , the tightness you are dealing with nor it's cause , nor the anticipated procedure. Feel free to speak to your surgeon and ask all these questions - he/she is the only one that can answer them . ...Read more

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My ankle/calf has been giving way recently, it's a strange inner tightness in my foot and front of the left side of my lower leg! ?

My ankle/calf has been giving way recently, it's a strange inner tightness in my foot and front of the left side of my lower leg! ?

There are many: causes of ankle pain/instability. Evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon would be best. Imaging workup might include xrays and MRI. ...Read more

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Sprained my ankle 2 weeks ago. I have a tight pulling feeling near the bottom of the leg. No bruising or swelling left. ?

Sprained my ankle 2 weeks ago. I have a tight pulling feeling near the bottom of the leg. No bruising or swelling left. ?

Sounds like: the tendons are inflamed. typically the tendons at the back inside and outside of your ankle will get irritated after an ankle sprain. take nsaids, ice and stretch. also an ankle support goes a long way. your ankle will loosen up but can take 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Swelling on top of left foot and sharp stabbing pain between pinkie toe and toe next to pinkie tightness and swelling around ankle no feeling in rt lg?

Swelling on top of left foot and sharp stabbing pain between pinkie toe and toe next to pinkie tightness and swelling around ankle no feeling in rt lg?

You have multiple : Issues going on hat may not be related at all and you really should go to he doctor to be evaluated. The pinky toe issue could be an interdigital corn or fungus, no feeling in your right leg only sounds like you may have a nerve impingement somewhere, pain to the top of the foot would need a clinical exam and possible xrays as hat is too broad a complaint. ...Read more

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Sever pain in my left ankle?

Sever pain in my left ankle?

Ankle pain: Need to get an exam. Any trauma? If not, then that changes the work up and diagnostic tree. ...Read more

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Burning and swelling in left ankle?

Burning and swelling in left ankle?

Ankle Inflammation: What did you do? Sounds like a common sprain, and i know some people forgot a minor twist until 2 days later when the symptoms develop. Do rice--rest (avoid irritating it), ice pack 3 times daily for 10 minutes, compression 24/7, and as much elevation as you can. If it gets worse over the next several days, definitely get it checked out. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Got pain in right toe and left ankle?

Got pain in right toe and left ankle?

Too general a : Question. Pain can be secondary to so many things, where on the toe, when does it hurt, what does the pain feel like..Etc etc would be helpful..Kindly provide additional information. ...Read more

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Why does my left ankle and foot swell without pain?

Why does my left ankle and foot swell without pain?

See below: Could be do to hypertension, or bad valves in the veins creating leaking of fluid and swelling. ...Read more

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Can you give a second opinion on this xray of left ankle? Normal?

Can you give a second opinion on this xray of left ankle? Normal?

I could give U my-: -interpretation of the films if i could C them. That would only tell U what i C on them, but a diagnosis needs a hands on exam. ...Read more

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What to do if not one, but two lumps1 on left ankle and now 1 on right below the shin?

What to do if not one, but two lumps1 on left ankle and now 1 on right below the shin?

Check it out: They could be something as simple as ganglionic cysts to something more serious like synovial sarcoma. If you are very concern, i recommend consulting a doctor and have them surgical remove it and biopsy them. This way you mind is at ease. ...Read more

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I have hurt my left ankle.It hurts to walk move it or keep it still. What could be wrong with it?

I have hurt my left ankle.It hurts to walk move it or keep it still. What could be wrong with it?

A sprain or strain: It could be a fracture (broken bone) a sprain (torn ligaments) or a strain (strecthed out ligaments). Have a physical exam by a podiatrist to make sure which one it is and follow the treatment recommendations. Sometimes, just a compressive wrap is needed, maybe a splint or a walking boot. It's tough to say exactly without an exam. ...Read more

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My left ankle swells double its size after i work once i relax i can barely put pressure on it. ?

Ankle swelling: This is somewhat complex to answer what is going on. If no history of injury has ever occurred including a ankle sprain then it could be a possible blood clot. But the more likely answer to this is that you have torn the ankle ligaments or a tendon. I would recommend seeing a foot and ankle specialist and get an MRI done. ...Read more

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My left ankle is in continues pain and swollen. What can I do to alleviate the swelling and pain?

My left ankle is in continues pain and swollen. What can I do to alleviate the swelling and pain?

You have to find the: Reason for that pan and swelling, possible fracture if you trauma, or ligament injury or tendonitis. Please see an orthopedic surgeon he will advise you. ...Read more

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I have hurt my left ankle. It hurts when i walk on it move it or if its still. What could be wrong?

I have hurt my left ankle. It hurts when i walk on it move it or if its still. What could be wrong?

A sprain or strain: It could be a fracture (broken bone) a sprain (torn ligaments) or a strain (strecthed out ligaments). Have a physical exam by a podiatrist to make sure which one it is and follow the treatment recommendations. Sometimes, just a compressive wrap is needed, maybe a splint or a walking boot. It's tough to say exactly without an exam. ...Read more

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