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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hurry: how do docs check for tendonitis in the ankle. when they feel it can they feel the tendon inflammed or swollen?
Doctor :   hi
User :   also where would redness appear. on just the tendon or the general area
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   ??
User :   hello hurry
Doctor :  
User :   ??????
User :   answers????
Doctor :  
Doctor :   on the skin
User :   can they actually feel the tendon swollen or inflammed???
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
they can
User :   and is redness in general area or only on the tendon
User :   can you get tendonitis in the ankle if ive taken a lot of kicks to the tendon (soccer games?)
Doctor :  
on and around the tendon affected
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
User :   permanent or will it go awaY??
Doctor :  
it depends on the force of injury
User :   it was lithgter but MANy taps
User :   whats worse getting hit in the tendon while its tight or relaxeD?
User :   hurry

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