6 doctors weighed in:
What can cause joint pain with swollen ankles?
6 doctors weighed in

4 doctors agree
In brief: Many things
Swollen ankles with "joint pain" may be due to several forms of arthritis.
Most commonly degenerative joint disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis. However, reumatoid arthritis, gout, pseudogout, lupus and septic joints may all cause joint pain with swelling. Oftentimes, this complex may be caused by two or more different problems, such as heart failure and DJD together. Check w your doc.

In brief: Many things
Swollen ankles with "joint pain" may be due to several forms of arthritis.
Most commonly degenerative joint disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis. However, reumatoid arthritis, gout, pseudogout, lupus and septic joints may all cause joint pain with swelling. Oftentimes, this complex may be caused by two or more different problems, such as heart failure and DJD together. Check w your doc.
Dr. Charles Southerland
Dr. Charles Southerland
Thank
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many things
In brief: Many things
Injury, arthritis, cellulitis, gout.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
46 years in practice
16M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors