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Why Is My Ankle Swollen For No Reason
Ankles: Usually don't swell for no reason. Particularly just one. A visit to the doctor may help you find the cause. More information would also be helpful such as is it red? Is the swelling pitting? Other medical issues? Where specifically is the pain by the ankle? When does it hurt? ...Read more
I went to the carribean and feet and ankle swollen most of the trip. I'm home now and still swollen?
Here are some. ..: How are the concern going now? Has that new or recurrent for you? To know what has happened, doc needs the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of swelling & its associated Sx over time ; so collect those for analysis. Besides, he/she needs to exam you and do tests to figure out if you have DVT, marginal heart or kidney function, etc. So, don't wait but get it done. ...Read more
Evaluation: Swelling without injury should be evaluated. See your doctor for an examination. ...Read more
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More Information: Without more information it is difficult to determine if there might be something more going on. It is important to know whether you had a injury and what type, what treatment you have had, and what diagnostic studies have been performed in order to gather a more clear picture. ...Read more
Ankle swollen for 3 yrs now after surgery and stiff. Scar remained brownish in color. Metal rods, screws, and plate still inside.
ANKLE SURGERY: Sometimes, after ankle surgery, people just stay swollen forever. Or, it could be the hardware, Get a new x-ray. ...Read more
Fluid on knee waiting for surgery ankle swollen now advice for the control of the fluid as it's causing knee and ankle to give way?
If my sural nerve is damaged, why is my lower leg and ankle swollen? I thought it was a sensory nerve? Should I stay off of it? What is the tx anyway?
Likely the two: Are unrelated. Have it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
Red rash from some type of big but and itches and hurts like crazy. Ankle swollen from a bug bite it been like this for two weeks what to do? Thanks
See your physician: This rash needs definition. You will need to have a dermatologist clarify it. We need to be certain that the swollen ankle is not infected. Your physician will guide you\. ...Read more
Could be, but...: You should have this looked at asap. You need to make sure this is not a developing infection. If it is not an infection, it could be any number of inflammation problems - phlebitis being one of them. Gout or another inflammatory arthritis is a possibility as well as a skin inflammation indicating some underlying systemic problem. Basic lab work can rule out a significant problem. ...Read more
In riviera maya mexico I cut my calf on some sharp organisims (barnacles?) on the side of a buoy. Hurts to walk on, and ankle swollen. What to do?
Get to a doctor: It sounds as though the cut may have become infected. See a doctor for an evaluation and see if antibiotics are indicated. Infections can get worse fast, so don't wait too long. ...Read more
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Early in the recovery it is not unusual to have swelling from the knee down into the ankle and foot. With healing proper circulation is reestablished and usually the swelling returns to a more normal state. Ice, elevation, and compression and education may help but if the swelling persist too long more aggressive treatment may be needed.
See, your surgeon. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: You should get an x-ray to rule out fracture. Are you diabetic? Are your feet numb? ...Read more
I have swollen ankles after work. My sgot is 47 and sgpt 90. Does these values have any relation to ankle swelling? All other lft values are normal.
It may: Swelling in ankles and mildly elevated liver tests raises the possibility of heart dysfunction (right heart)please see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 16 county cross county runner, train every day. Ankle swollen and bruised for 5 days now. Dorsiflexion pain, unable to run, pain while walking.?
Pod or Derm: I would recommend you either see a dermatologist or a podiatrist. You could also see your pcp. ...Read more
Ankle swollen, Feels fine to touch. Just aches from around my heel, ankle and up my leg alittle. No injury. Blood clot?
Not blood clot: Uncertain why you're having this discomfort. It possibly could be related to your level of conditioning. In order to clarify the reason for the aching you need to have an evaluation by your physician and decide what if anything else is going on. It can be due to no specific medical problems and just a part of your normal physiology ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes behind knee/minor knee and ankle swelling as well, but no scratches/bites. Should I be concerned?
I can feel, aneurysms, baker's cysts and some tumors, but I do not think that i, have felt nodes in the popliteal space.
Be sure, see a doc. ...Read more
Large, swollen, hard bump on top of foot below ankle. Swelling seems to have cut off circulation to second toe. What could this be caused from?
I agree that you may have a cyst.
Seek a foot specialist for the proper evaluation
you may need to have it drained and aspirated or removed. ...Read more
Ankle swollen (recent ACL surgery). Dr says it's normal. But foot is also freezing cold. Exercise is limited atm, will warm water worsen swelling?
Left ankle swollen red warm to touch 35 male tingling feeling in leg d a blood clot removed from skull in 2006?
I am experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain, difficulty walking and ankle weakness. The following also describe me: Painful swollen joints, Unable to bear weight, and Joint swelling. What should I do?
Cuz ankle swollen 6days. Pain w/rotating, dull pain up to low leg, tingly, purple, no injury, ice no relief. VERYoverweight. Underactive thyroid. Med Levothyroxine 75 mg. Has no doctor. Serious? Care?
Edema in leg. Swelling red spots ankle swollen hurting tightening, calf swelling up to knee stings saw dr today nothing was done I'm concerned of celllitis should I goto er? Or can this wait til tmrw?
Go to ER now.: It could be something serious requiring immediate treatment. ...Read more
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