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Treatment For A Swollen Ankle
What is the best treatment for swollen feet and ankles at 35wks pregnant? Soaking in hot or cold water? And how to keep the swelling to a minimum?
I fell and hurt my ankle, I have a very swollen foot and pain, i can't afford medical treatment, what should I do? I was walking and tripped and fell.
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, with lots of pain and swelling after a fall, it's important to rule out a fracture. This can only be done with an exam and/or x-ray of the injured foot. Your doctor or an urgent care facility will likely be cheaper than going to the emergency room. I would give them a call to ask how much a visit and/or x-ray would cost. If your foot or ankle is broken, then taking care of it sooner rather than have it heal improperly later is the most economical way to go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My ankle is sprained, i followed some treatment x 4 days, and i need to fly out tomorrow (2hr flight) my foot is swollen and veiny should I fly at all?
I was playing football afterwardsmy knee started to swell bad now my leg has swollen then my ankle. Cause and treatment?
Why is my ankle really swollen and painful after hitting it three weeks ago is it broken or stress fracture what treatment does it need?
Hit ankle now is swollen painful when walking and little toe and foot is cold what is wrong with it what treatment do I need?
18 month old got bitten by fire ants on foot and ankle.Bite is slightly swollen and red with little pimple.Treatment? Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for swelling?
Whats sudo gout? Whats the treatment?Why can't I move my ankles they are swollen and hurts very much?
Psudeogout: Pseudogout causes inflammation in joints similar to gout. Gout is caused by deposition of uric acid crystals in joints, whereas, pseudogout is caused by calcium pyorphosphate crystals. During acute flares, both can respond to anti-inflammatories such as nsaids as well as colchicine. Would recommend being evaluated by your doctor to arrive at a diagnosis. Other causes should be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find the cause 1st: There may be alternative medicine 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. ...Read more
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