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Doctor insights on: What Kind Of Dr Should Be Seen For Chronic Ankle Pain And Swelling

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Can i expect to have nerve damage to my ankle due to docors not diagnosing my ankle pain and swelling due to os trigonum for 17 months.

Can i expect to have nerve damage to my ankle due to docors not diagnosing my ankle pain and swelling due to os trigonum for 17 months.

Not usually: Though the posterior tibial nerve is in the vicinity of the os trigonium (posterior ankle joint) swelling will not usually cause nerve damage. Swelling can bring out some tarsal tunnel symptoms if you were predisposed to them from an already tight tarsal tunnel. Os triennium is a extra bone that 5% of the population have and can become symptomatic. Mri'shelp see if it is inflamed. ...Read more

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Started with fever, chills, fatigue, body aches and stuffy nose a week and 3 days ago. Flu symptoms. Now severe ankle pain and swelling. Common?

Dr. Jeffrey Ng Dr. Ng
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Started with fever, chills, fatigue, body aches and  stuffy nose a week and 3 days ago.  Flu symptoms.  Now severe ankle pain and swelling.  Common?

Are you on levoquin?: Levoquin is an antibiotic associated with achelles tendon rupture, so if you are not, then there is not much in common with ankle swelling/pain and flu illness. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have ankle pain? There is no swelling. Mild pain. In both ankles at different times.

Ankle Pain: See a foot and ankle specialist. X-rays will be taken and maybe MRI to see what is causing your pain. Since it's not constant it maybe be nothing serious. Mri will detect it there is erosion of cartilage on the talar dome. ...Read more

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Outside foot/ankle pain while swimming and after running, no swelling. What could this be?

Tendidnits: Pain on the outside of the foot or ankle after swimming or running may be indicative of peroneal tendinitis, or anterior talo fibular ligament strain of the ankle. If you have a foot or ankle that supinates, it can create lateral strain to both the tendon and the ligamenst causing pain. Try and keep the foot neutral, or in running, get a temporary insole, or have a podiatrist perform a gait analys. ...Read more

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I have pain on both sides of my left ankle.. Pain shoots up the leg into the calf..little to no swelling. Pain when on and off it..,tryed ice.

I have pain on both sides of my left ankle.. Pain shoots up the leg into the calf..little to no swelling. Pain when on and off it..,tryed ice.

Hard to say: I am not sure what type of work you do or type of shoes you wear. If you stand up for a long time, wearing high heeled shoes, this may be reason for suck pain. Please consider seeing a podiatrist or orthopod for evaluation. also what type of pain? Is id dull pain, sharp shooting pain? ...Read more

Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Ankle Pain (Definition)

It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or ...Read more