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Wat does it mean wen ur ankle and right leg swells up?

Wat does it mean wen ur ankle and right leg swells up?

Swelling in the: Ankle and leg could come from many causes. Injuries, infection and decreased circulation will all give increased swelling. Check with a Podiatrist for a diagnosis and a treatment plan if you need it! ...Read more

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Do ankle infection mean you will lose leg?

Do ankle infection mean you will lose leg?

No. The antibiotics.: The antibiotics take care of almost all infections, so I do not see why you need to worry about losing your leg due to infection. Your treating doctor can guide you and assure you better if you ask them this question. ...Read more

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I've got dark spots on my legs and ankles what does it mean?

I've got dark spots on my legs and ankles what does it mean?

Too many options: This could describe normal "age spots" to brusing to varicose veins to melanoma (not likely) to a systemic disorder.
Best bet. See you doctor and sleep well knowing what this really is. ...Read more

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What does a weak or unstable ankle mean in my case look at other questions on same ankle and lower leg please?

Weakness of muscles: Miss: I am unsure of the 2nd part of your question,
weakness of muscles and/or ligaments would cause you pain, discomfort, tiredness, inability to move it through the full possible range of motion, etc. The ankle might way under as you walk on it.
Usually a result of not getting therapy to improve strength after an injury to it; or maybe due to a neurological cause from back or in the leg itself. ...Read more

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My left ankle and left leg swells randomly and has pain. Does that mean I may have a heart problem?

My left ankle and left leg swells randomly and has pain. Does that mean I may have a heart problem?

Need vascular eval: You may have venous insufficiency Need to have check up for deep vein insufficiency see a vein specialist ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and the outside of my ankle was suddenly killing me. What could it mean?

I woke up this morning and the outside of my ankle was suddenly killing me. What could it mean?

Could be many: Many things can cause pain to the ankle such as ligament rupture, nerve entrapment, gout, tendon subluxation and many more. Try rest, ice, compression and elevation. If it persists consult a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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What do swollen vians in your leg mean?

What do swollen vians in your leg mean?

Varicose vein: A swollen vein in the leg may mean a varicose vein where due to reflux of flow the veins get dilated over time. The vein may also be obstructed from a blood clot and if painful, may represent thrombophlebtis. Please consult your doctor to sort out the differences. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your ankle keeps cracking?

What does it mean if your ankle keeps cracking?

Many Possible: Causes. Arthritis, bone spurs, tendon, narrow joint space on and on... If no pain don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Leg randomly starts shaking what does this mean?

Leg shaking: You should be evaluated by a physician. You might have a neurological disorder such as huntington's disease, myoclonus, periodic limb movement disorder, or restless legs syndrome, etc. ...Read more

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Can you best describe what "rolling" an ankle means?

Can you best describe what "rolling" an ankle means?

Usually: Refers to spraining it…. an injury where the foot turns down and then sideways… (plantar flexion and inversion) ...Read more

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What does burning in ankle mean?

What does burning in ankle mean?

Nerve symptoms: This could be due to a neuropathy caused by diabetes, irregular blood sugar levels, nerve impingements, ill-fitted shoes, etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have leg numbness?

What does it mean if I have leg numbness?

Leg Numbness: There are many causes of leg numbness.... For example.
Neuropathy, nerve entrapment, back problems...Etc.
Its important to find out what the cause is, then you will know, how to treat it.... I would recommend seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a rolled ankle?

What does it mean to have a rolled ankle?

Sprain: Most people are describing a sprain (ligament tear) when they say they rolled their ankle. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ankle burns?

What does it mean when your ankle burns?

Not normal: There are a couple things this could be. Could be neuropathy. Could be tarsal tunnel syndrome. Could even be a skin problem like athletes foot. What's important to know is that this is not normal. If it continues should see a doctor for it. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my ankle feels warm?

What does it mean when my ankle feels warm?

GOUT/CHARCOT: It could be many things. I will direct my answer to two. One, gout. Usually seen in males and post-menopausal females. Also, very painful. Two, are you diabetic? If so, it could be an unusual problem happening to your ankle called Charcot (CHAR-co) neuroarthropathy. If you are in these categories, see your doctor.
Sincerely,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What does a popping feeling in your ankle mean?

Popping in ankle: May be peroneal tendon subluxation, if you have had ankle injuries.

http://www. Houstonmethodist. Org/orthopedics/where-does-it-hurt/ankle/peroneal-tendon-subluxation/

In general popping reflects tendon slipping out of place, if previous trauma may be due to scarring. Rarely can be cartilage of bone dysfunction

f/u with orthopedics ...Read more

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What does sharp pain in the back of your leg mean?

Possible blood clot: It could be a pulled muscle, but if it is in the back of your calf, you should get an ultrasound done to rule out a blood clot, especially if you are on birth control (if female) or smoke or sit stationary or lie down a lot. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have intractable left leg pain?

Not getting better: Noti mproving despite treatment. Is what intractable means. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the back of my leg, what does it mean?

I have a rash on the back of my leg, what does it mean?

Rash: You ought to have a doctor look at it, it can be a skin infection or a type of allergy or other things, once diagnosed they can give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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My moms leg the skin feels on fire what does this mean?

My moms leg the skin feels on fire what does this mean?

Likely a peripheral: Neuropathy. Most common cause is diabetes, but there are many others. Your mom should see a neurologist for appropriate testing to establish the diagnosis and find the underlying cause and appropriate treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when ur ankle burns after hurting it?

What does it mean when ur ankle burns after hurting it?

Burning can: Occur secondary to soft tissue injury like a ligament sprain. It is also possible a nerve was stretched and this is the resultant feeling. The idea would be to reduce any swelling, allow the injury to rest and then rehab it as needed. If the symptoms persist sometimes a local steroid is injected to the site of origin of the burning as one of the treatment options. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the front shin of your leg hurts?

What does it mean when the front shin of your leg hurts?

Shin Splints: Shin splints can be painful, stretching, wearing appropriate footwear and exercising should help decrease the pain on the anterior aspect of the leg. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have a birthmark on your leg?

Nothing special: I know of no particular medical condition or disease that is specifically related to a single birthmark at that location. ...Read more

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What does if mean if I have a burning sensation in my leg?

What does if mean if I have a burning sensation in my leg?

Please see below: It depends.
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

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What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right leg?

What does it mean if you get a sharp pain down your right leg?

Multiple reasons: A sharp pain radiating into the leg can be indicative of multiple problems including a strained muscle, a pinched nerve, tendonitis, neuropathy (a problem with the nerves in the legs), or blood flow issues. The ways to determine the cause is to figure out what makes the symptoms better & worse and a physical examination. Don't hesitate to ask if you have a more specific question! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you feel an electric shock in your leg?

What does it mean when you feel an electric shock in your leg?

PINCHED NERVE??: Above most likely. Especially if radiates and usually intermittent. Course of electric shock can help locate orinin of pinched nerve. Pcp or neurologist in order to help better define location and if true cause. Emg and ncv very helpful. ...Read more