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What does the fluid in my ankle joint mean?

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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry

In brief: Possible cyst

Fluid in the ankle may be due to a cyst in that area, arthritis of the ankle joint, tendonitis or a sprain.
Please see your podiatrist to ascertain what is actually causing this problem.

In brief: Possible cyst

Fluid in the ankle may be due to a cyst in that area, arthritis of the ankle joint, tendonitis or a sprain.
Please see your podiatrist to ascertain what is actually causing this problem.
Dr. Randy Lisch
Dr. Randy Lisch
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In brief: Lubrication

There is normal joint fluid to allow the bones to glide on each other. There can also be swelling around the joint.

In brief: Lubrication

There is normal joint fluid to allow the bones to glide on each other. There can also be swelling around the joint.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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