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What Causes Tightness In The Wrists And Ankles With Little To No Pain And No Swelling
Wrist & ankleS: If both sides are affected then it is caused by a generalized disorder like arthritis ( either osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, reactive or other like lupus ). If it last only few seconds or minutes. It even could be an equivalent for angina ( heart disease). Coexisting carpal tunnel with tarsal tunnel syndrome would be rare. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Annoying tightness in ankle. No swelling/pain. Going on day 3. Went dancing 5 days ago. High arch and tendency to wear flat shoes. What is this?
Left neck vein hurts when slightly pressed, fatigue, right wrist hurts upon movement, knee and ankle pain in the morning, no swelling, esr: 35 1st hour?
Stiff, tight, feeling in lower leg below calve on leftside. Only notice it when i walk or when i point my toes up. No swelling/pain. Ideas?
Tendonitis: Is an idea, so is neuritis, so is shin splints. Since, there are a few possibilities based on your description i'd recommend you see a doctor to evaluate in person so they could give you the best idea and solve your problem. You could try icing it, taking a antiinflammatory and wearing an arch support before seeing the doctor if you were looking to self treat. The possibility of a clot consider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tight pulling feeling inner calf & thigh, sometimes on back of thigh. Also get some tightness on back of calf. no swelling/color change. Random twitches around calf. Doc examined leg Friday did suspect DVT, but no diagnostic tests done. What"s wrong?
Get a venous: Doppler study of the lower extremity.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tightness in back of calf muscle and knee on right leg. Sometimes left. On anti-inflamitories and birth control. Could it be a blood clot. No swelling?
Less likely: Blood clots are usually associated with some degree of swelling due to blood pooling caused by the clotted vein. Also, bilateral venous clotting is highly doubtful, so i'd look for another plausible explanation. ...Read more
Sharp pain at middle front (pad) part of left foot when walking.
Skin normal no swelling or color and can't trigger the pain with my hand.
A neuroma: Is a possibility. It is possible you can't trigger the feeling with your hand because you may not be familiar with the correct location to cause the trigger. If you pinch the foot from top to bottom between the 3rd and 4th "knuckles" (metatarsal heads) does it hurt then? Alternatively, you can squeeze the entire forefoot and put pressure inthe same location. A neuroma would be my first guess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I twisted my ankle running I have a little pain when I walk but no pain to the touch and there is no swelling?
1 cm, perfectly circular bruise on top of foot. Very small pinpoint at center. No swelling, redness, raising, etc. What was I bit by? Cause for worry?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, among the more common and sometimes concerning can be a spider bite, particularly a brown recluse spider. You should seek attention if the area becomes dark appearing or shows any sign of infection such as redness or swelling; or if the size of the area is increasing. ...Read more
I have neuropathy in my toes..what are likely causes? NO swelling or redness either foot. its the first 3 toes in each foot (large to small).HAIC norm
Many possibilities: Depending on what you describe as a neuropathy, it could be a number of different things. See you doctor to determine whether this can be assessed with a thorough history and physical examination, and whether there is a need for further either electrodiagnostic or radiographic testing. ...Read more
Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?
Its All Related: Back is related to how the arch fell in your foot resulting in knee joints changing position that results in hip issues then translating to stress in your spine resulting in pieced nerves causing your sciatica. Thats said, likely improving your arch with support/orthotic will help reduce the back pain. Remember this will not happen overnight but will take time and your feet will hurt initially. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sjogren's syndrome cause tightness in joints with no swelling and only mild moving joint pain?I have full range of joints but just feel tight.
14 mos post-op ORIF trimalleolar fx am having swelling and tightness on top of ankle where foot bends. Have little pain. Have been recommended to have steroid injections under US guidance. Helpful?
Choose carefully !: In my experience a good reason for injecting steroids into a joint or tendon region would be the presence of inflammation such as redness and warmth and swelling PARTICULARLY if there is pain that interferes with functioning. If you are having little to no pain when walking on your foot then what exactly is the purpose of reducing swelling if no major issues with weight bearing ? Choose wisely ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How trustworthy is an venous ultrasound if I have polycythemia and a negative d-dimer? Swelling below knee (closer to ankle), little hair, tightness.
My calf is hard and sore in back due to swelling. Cause for concern? I thought i had a muscle spasm that wouldn't go away until further inspection. Most of the skin of my calf is tight due to swelling which caused the pain and is very hard. My ankle has s
R/o DVT & P.E.: When your calf feels hard & sore due to swelling, u need to check if it also warm and/or purple or red. If yes, should be suspicious for DVT and need to go to the E.R. Or your doctor's office asap, so he/she can order the appropriate tests (u/s of the leg, d-dimer) and get you treated. Other causes to r/o are hematoma/ compartment syndrome, tumors (i.e. Baker's cyst), aneurysm or cellulitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iron Level Fine Monday swelling legs plus feet including ankles skin feels very tight Tuesday my swelling is worse it hurts bruising easy Causes?
May be meds, fluids,: This seems like some sort of fluid overload, possibly from renal or hepatic challenge. The bruising could be from low platelets or blood clotting factors. It might be from some overall condition, but more likely it's due to the meds you're taking. The dose might have to be altered or the meds may need to be changed as they have serious side effects. A visit to the Dr. for blood work is needed. ...Read more
What other than clot (ruled out by ultrasound) might cause unilateral swelling from ankle to mid calf with keratosis pilaris, tightness, lack of hair?
I have pain on the back of my ankle when its moved what could it be? There's little to no swelling
Extra Bone: If without past or present injury, one explanation will be "an extra bone, " of which there are a number in the foot and ankle. Have a doctor take lateral foot views to know, have them taken of both feet. With injury there are rather large tendons right behind your ankle. If we are talking "pins/needles shooting electrical pain" (on the inside of the ankle), consider tarsal tunnel syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One ankle is 1/4 inch bigger than the other. No swelling just a little fatter. Is this normal? Or do I have something wrong?
Right : You are within the limits of normal variance. More than likely this difference has been there for some time. ...Read more
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