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My mom had very bad cramps in her ankle during sleeping. Similar to a charlie horse. She woke up & her ankle was red &a little swollen. What is wrong?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Be seen

If it is red and swollen, I sure would have her seen.
Without history of injury, two most common causes are cellulitis, which is an infection of the soft tissue; or an inflammatory condition such as gout. Take her to be seen.

In brief: Be seen

If it is red and swollen, I sure would have her seen.
Without history of injury, two most common causes are cellulitis, which is an infection of the soft tissue; or an inflammatory condition such as gout. Take her to be seen.
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