Swelling in the ankles is common if you have been walking continuously or standing for a long time, but sometimes, it is an indicator of some severe underlying health condition. The common causes include pregnancy, ankle injury, lymphedema, infection, heart or kidney disease, and venous insufficiency.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am having some concerning issues with my ankle right now. I sprained my ankle a year ago, and I did not let it heal properly and have had some minor pain and popping in that ankle. I can sometimes even feel my tendons rub up against my bone. I did not care until the pain got worse, and ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. In my opinion, you might have some imbalances due to improper healing of the ankle leading to the loading of other structures around the ankle. You could have shared the scan report to give us more insight into your injury. As it is difficult ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a male with a weight of 72 kilograms and a height of five feet nine inches. I have a grade 3 sprained ankle. On the first day, I had severe swelling with a size of a softball as well as bruising. It started to appear overnight. On the fourth day, I consulted a doctor and took X-rays.... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the information, I suggest you follow the PRICE protocol. Follow protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation. I suggest you wear ankle support or brace or taping the ankle to have more stability and thus accelerates healing. Try to move the foot within th... Read Full »