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Cause and remdey for ankle pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   This is XXXXXXXX XXX here
User :   I have a problem with my ankle over the last 4 to 5 days
Doctor :   Can you please describe the problem in detail
User :   If I press in any region around the right ankle, I don't feel any pain
User :   however, when I try to rotate my ankle, it causes pain
User :   and the pain is slightly on the higher side, when it occurs
User :   it usually increases in the evening and on last friday evening, it was difficult for me to put pressure on my right leg and walk
User :   towards, end of the day, the pain actually spreads and even my toes start hurting
Doctor :   Do you drive a car?
Doctor :   daily
User :   no
Doctor :   IS there a swelling too?
User :   i feel some pain even on my left ankle, but it is not as bad as this
User :   no, there is no swelling at all
Doctor :   What is your weight?
User :   and recently i noticed some pain in my left elbow
User :   not sure if all these are connected
User :   75 kgs
Doctor :   So all are increased towards the end of the day?
User :   no, only the right ankle problem increases toward end of the day
User :   i don't see major changes in the other areas
Doctor :   Do you have fever last week?
User :   it is mild and it is the same alway
User :   no
Doctor :   Any instances of cold and cough?
User :   no
Doctor :   Towards which side, the movement of the ankle increases the pain?
User :   when I stretch my ankle and try to make it straight, it pains on the right hand side
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Apply VOVERON gel over the area
Doctor :   Just rub over it
Doctor :   and try to rest the ankle as far as possible
Doctor :   after your work
User :   i tried with Bengay but didn't get any relief
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i also used crepe bandage
User :   but, no use at all
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then it needs a physical examination by doctor once to see if there is something significant
Doctor :   I suggest you to meet a local doctor / Orthopedician who can examine and tell you the nature of the problem
User :   oh ok...should I meet an orthopaedic specialist?
User :   ok, will do that
User :   do you foresee any major issue?
Doctor :   I do not see
Doctor :   but since the over the ocunter and crepe bandage did not help
Doctor :   I suggest you the examination
User :   ok...just a little worried because i notice this in my elbow and left ankle as well
User :   ok Doctor, I will do that...thanks a lot
Doctor :   Do you have any moe questions?
User :   that's it....thanks once again
User :   have a good day
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
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