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I am experiencing arm swelling. The following also describe me: Arm pain and Difficulty moving joint. What should I do?

Be seen. There are a number of possibilities. It would really take a detailed physical exam and appropriate testing to tell. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis. Read more...

I am experiencing ankle swelling and ankle stiffness. The following also describes me: Difficulty moving joint. What should I do?

Physiological splint. Important to consider whether or not the onset was sudden, possibly after an injury, or slow increasing over time. Also is there an increased temperature or color change to the ankle area. The swelling is actually a physiological cast applied by your body when decreased mobility is called for. If there is no decrease in symptoms, it would be wise to have the ankle evaluated. Read more...

I am experiencing ankle swelling and ankle pain. The following also describe me: Foot tenderness to touch, Difficulty moving joint, and ankle weakness. What should I do? Had a fall in the street while traveling in Peru 9 1/2 weeks ago. Still complic

Why RU waiting? The first thing to do is get off your foot. Keep it elevated and get yourself to a facility that treats ankle, foot trauma. There are many possibilities, and from the sound of it, they are all bad. Are you out the door yet? Read more...
Post traumatic pain. There are many possibilities. One of the main ones to consider is fracture after your fall. Other considerations include soft tissue injury (tendons and ligaments) and osteochondral lesions (usually of the talus). With persistent signs and symptoms, you should see a physician and he or she will likely get XR. I hope this helps and that you get better soon. Read more...