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What Is Pain On Outside Of Leg Radiating To Ankle Mean
In the prone position, there is resistance over the posterior part of the ankle when trying to elevate the leg. What does this mean?
You may want to get evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon.
www. Orthodoc. Aaos. Org/footankle. ...Read more
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
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
My left ankle and left leg swells randomly and has pain. Does that mean I may have a heart problem?
Ok, my girl has broken her ankle, it's in a cast, but when she tries to move her whole leg twitches occasionally what's that mean? It's getting worse.
Inform: Her doctor - you want to make sure there is no pressure on any of her nerves. ...Read more
Usually: Refers to spraining it…. an injury where the foot turns down and then sideways… (plantar flexion and inversion) ...Read more
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.
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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
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Not getting better: Noti mproving despite treatment. Is what intractable means. ...Read more
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
Need more Info!: Or preferably see your pcp for it. ...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
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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