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What Does A Burning Sensation In My Ankle Mean
What could a burning sensation in the ankle mean. No injury although to me it feels like ice to my skin.
A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more
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This symptom might be caused either by the peripheral nerve or nerve root irritation.
You might benefit from seeing your local neurologist in consultation and have electrodiagnostic studies of the legs performed for the establishment of the nature of your condition. ...Read more
I have a burning sensation in my ankles. No swelling or anything like that but about a 7 out of 10 pain.
Burning sensation: Sometimes in ankle sprains the nerves that supply sensation to you feet and toes get stretched and can cause a transient burning sensation. Muscle/ tendon complex can cause burning sensations when they are over stretched or injured. See you local Podiatrist for a complete foot exam. ...Read more
The past few days I've been experiencing a burning sensation lasting a few seconds on my rt front part of my ankle nowhere else. What is this?
Pressure: This could be due to prolonged pressure on that ankle, like sitting crosslegged, it should go away in a day or two, if persists then see your PCP. ...Read more
Every time I'm in Lacrosse practice, my ankles tend to have a burning sensation that can be painful at times?
You need a evaluation/exam by a podiatrist or orthopedist
May just need more mechanical support for your feet and ankles
Have them check the joints and your tendons and foot position when standing
also make sure your shoes are in good shape
your growth plates should be closed 14-16 years but they may want x-rays done
Is your burning in the inside, back, front or outside of the ankles? ...Read more
Neurologic: See a specialist and get their professional advice. ...Read more
See a doctor: You may have tarsal tunnel.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Are there any changes in the skin? Are you able to move your ankle without pain? Are there any other symptoms? You may wish to just watch and wait, as it does not appear to be a pressing issue. Try using cold or warm compress and see if either one helps.
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I weigh 184. I am 5"1. I have been experiencing a burning sensation in my left ankle, that comes and goesre has me thinking what's causing it..
Whenever I stand or play sports for a long time my ankles have a burning sensation in the front, what's going on?
I sprained my ankle about 6 months ago and damaged a couple of my ligaments and it still hurts and has burning sensation.?
Needs a recheck: Should be healed after 6 months. I suggest seeing your treating physician. ...Read more
40 yr old healthy male has random burning sensation inside right ankle bone. No injuries. What could be likely cause?
My mom fell, hurt her ankle, and her dr told her she had a hematoma. She complains of burning sensation in that part? How can I help her
In the first: 24-48 hours ice will help limit the amount of swelling. After that hot compresses will help break up the blood composing the hematoma. Antiinflammatories can be helpful as well. The burning should go away when the sweeling and hematoma reduce. Make sure she does not wear restrictive shoegear that will press on the region. ...Read more
Hi. My boyfriend has found a red round mark on his ankle. It is quite red and has a burning sensation. Could this be ringworm? Thank you.
In june 2013 I had a denovo graft to repair an osteochondral defect on left ankle. I have a burning sensation and my ankle will give way. Why?
Hi, I broke my ankle on 20/7. I had surgery on it on 24/7 plates and screws inserted. However at night I get a burning sensation. Is this normal?
Can swelling of the ankle and foot after surgery of the ankle cause burning sensation in the foot? Thank you
7 weeks after simple fib fx and sprained ankle. Still get horrible shooting pain and burning sensation in ankle. Is this normal?
Fracture: This would not be unusual with the type of injury you describe but if it persists see your doctor. ...Read more
I Rolled my ankle last night and felt immediate pain, I've been icing and elevating & it has a burning sensation now, should I see a physician?
Without seeing the bruising, swelling and range of motion it is not possible to evaluate your ankle without taking X-rays.
Have it examined by a physician who will probably order X-rays.
Until then rest, use ice and keep it elevated to reduce swelling. ...Read more
I broke my ankle in 2009 and have now got pin and plate... I went over on it less than an hour, now burning sensation and tender/Swollen. Any ideas?
Probably a sprain: If your ankle fracture was fixed in 2009 the bone should be healed well. It sounds like you twisted the ankle try rest, ice, a compression wrap like an ACE bandage and elevate. You can take an anti inflammatory. They can take 4 weeks or more to heal, do range of motion as much as you can and if not improving see your doctor to get an X-ray ...Read more
I have severe ankle pain since 3 days ago. I have not injured it or broke it... Should I go see a doctor. It kinda has a burning sensation sometimes?
Pain: Severe pain is an indicator that something is wrong. You should get it checked. ...Read more
For 5 days I have had a lump right below my ankle bone, and for the past 2 days I have been experiencing an on and off burning sensation. Pain as well?
My right ankle I had sprained years back and now for several months it has pain to it, hurts to touch and walk, with burning sensation... Any ideas on why? I take inflammation medicine and ice it for 20 minutes up to an hour. But it still hurts.
What can cause feet & ankles to swell: there are many causes, but in a person in the 30s age group, this could be from an inherent weakness in the lymphatic circulation, causing impairment in drainage so fluids build up in the feet & ankles with prolonged standing or walking.
The tingling burning sensation that comes with the foot swelling is due to sensory nerve impingemt. ...Read more
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