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Doctor insights on: What Is Pain On Outside Of Leg Radiating To Ankle Mean

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

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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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 is pain on outside of leg to ankle?

What is pain on outside of leg to ankle?

Not enough : Info given, could be tendonitis, neuritis, radiculopathy from the lower back etc. You need to give more detail to help limit the diagnosis and give more accurate answer. ...Read more

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I have excessive pain on the areas just above my ankles on the outside of my leg after I exercise. Wondering what it is?

I have excessive pain on the areas just above my ankles on the outside of my leg after I exercise. Wondering what it is?

Sports medicine: It sounds like the area that is hurting is being stressed excessively during your exercise routine. I would first consider different shoes, more support in your footwear or modifying the type of exercise. I also recommend a consult with a physician trained in sports medicine. ...Read more