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Can bursitis in the Achilles heel cause swelling?

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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
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In brief: Heel swelling

Yes. Bursitis is inflammation of a fluid filled sack.
Along the insertion of the achilles. So anytime you have inflammation of the bursa it will swell thus causing swelling of the heel.

In brief: Heel swelling

Yes. Bursitis is inflammation of a fluid filled sack.
Along the insertion of the achilles. So anytime you have inflammation of the bursa it will swell thus causing swelling of the heel.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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Dr. Douglas Mund
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

Any bursitis will cause local swelling.
Other signs of inflammation that may be seen locally include redness heat and pain.

In brief: Yes

Any bursitis will cause local swelling.
Other signs of inflammation that may be seen locally include redness heat and pain.
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