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I am experiencing foot swelling (quality: in the big toe) and ankle swelling. The following also describe me: Difficulty walking, Ankle pain, and...

Gout vs heart issues. The swelling you're describing could be gout; the onset of which can occur at any age and is often the consequence of an extremely rich diet with pork, wine, salt, etc. If that's not the case then the issue is backflow from your heart (i.e. congestive failure). see your pcp; you need either a consult with rheumatology or cardiology per your PCP. 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...