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Ankle pain, hurts while walking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   here are my symptoms. i only have 4 minutes or so so PLEASE hurry!!!!! My symptoms: having BAD ankle pain. it hurts in the right ankle the top where it bends and getting shin splints. a little bit on the inside of the foot. no redness a little bruising some swelling though. it hurts to go upstairs downstairs too especially and walking hurts a lot. umm it also hurts more after i havent bene on it like in the mornings and after like sitting for a long time. what could it possibly be oh and there have been no injuries or twists or anything possibly to hurt it really
Doctor :   hi
User :   sorry not to be rude just in a hurry please help me!!!!
Doctor :  
your age
User :   19
Doctor :  
okay your symptoms are suggestive of two conditions
User :   ok
User :   (i can still walk on it though its just not comfortable by the way)
Doctor :  
do you have flat foot or high arched foot thats what i want to know
User :   flat foot
Doctor :  
okay so that is what is producing all these symptoms
User :   i have arch support (orthotics)
User :   in my shoes
User :   btw
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
but you need the adjustments done regularly
User :   someone said it could be tendonitis? i hope not
User :   i get them done chiropractor regularily
User :   hurry
Doctor :   but when you have flat foot
Doctor :  
it is always
User :   i still have some arch its just not great
Doctor :  
the first
Doctor :  
tendinits is second

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