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How best to deal with swollen ankles?

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Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Find the cause 1st

There may be easy treatments for swollen ankles.
However, the more important question is why are your ankles swollen. I would recommend that you be seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon if your primary care physician cannot find the cause of the swollen ankles. Find one at aofas.Org.

In brief: Find the cause 1st

There may be easy treatments for swollen ankles.
However, the more important question is why are your ankles swollen. I would recommend that you be seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon if your primary care physician cannot find the cause of the swollen ankles. Find one at aofas.Org.
Dr. Eric Bluman
Dr. Eric Bluman
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Depends on cause

Swollen ankles may be due to fluid accumulation that could result from venous insufficiency, heart failure, kidney disease, nutritional deficiency and the treatment will depend on the cause.

In brief: Depends on cause

Swollen ankles may be due to fluid accumulation that could result from venous insufficiency, heart failure, kidney disease, nutritional deficiency and the treatment will depend on the cause.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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