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Cause of pain in ankle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
User :   my mom is having problem in her ankel
Doctor :   Ok
User :   seems to b a nerve problem
User :   she is 57yrs old
Doctor :   Ok
User :   her condition gets ok if she has voveran tablets
User :   wat do you suggest we do?
Doctor :   Can you describe the problem(symptoms)?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Can you briefly describe the symptoms that she has?
User :   pain in the ankle
User :   specially when she walks for a long disctance
Doctor :   Since when is she having these symptoms?
User :   since more thn a month now
Doctor :   Is the pain located on both the ankles?
User :   nope only one ankle
User :   of the right leg
Doctor :   Does she have swelling during the time of pain?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Is the pain radiating down to the foot also?
User :   nope
User :   only the ankles
Doctor :   Does she have pain over any other joints?
User :   intially it started with a streching like feeling on the back of the thighs
User :   but now it is only the ankles
Doctor :   Does she have pain over any other joints?
User :   nope
User :   wat cud be the rpoblem
Doctor :   Does she have any other medical illness such as diabetes/hyertension/any other medical illness?
User :   nope
Doctor :   May I know her height and weight?
User :   5'2 height
User :   weight 65 kgs
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor in the past for these symptoms?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   its a recent thing only
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   tell me
Doctor :   Pain located only at the joints
Doctor :   Based on the description of the symptoms, the condition probably may be due to arthritis.
User :   but its not the joints
User :   its sumthin to do with a stretched nerve
Doctor :   A neurological pain occurs as a radiating pain,
Doctor :   the pain radiates from behind the thighs lower down to the ankles.
Doctor :   And is usually seen at the back.
User :   i will do one thing..will go home and in her presence will chat with you so that can ask her and give u the exact description
User :   thanks
User :   u der ?
Doctor :   SInce her symptoms are not same, its probably due to a muscular pain.
Doctor :   with added affects of arthritis due to her age.
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