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Its making my left ankle swell up. Do you see a podiatrist for this and what do they do?

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In brief: Ankle swelling

I would see a podiatrist for further evaluation.

In brief: Ankle swelling

I would see a podiatrist for further evaluation.
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: You could

Or see orthopedic surgeon both will advise what to do.

In brief: You could

Or see orthopedic surgeon both will advise what to do.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Many possibilities

Some causes of swelling of the ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Many possibilities

Some causes of swelling of the ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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In brief: Exam

Ankle swelling can be local or systemic.
See a podiatrist for an exam and x-rays. If they find it may be systemic, they will refer you to an internist for further testing.

In brief: Exam

Ankle swelling can be local or systemic.
See a podiatrist for an exam and x-rays. If they find it may be systemic, they will refer you to an internist for further testing.
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