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Problems related to metal plates in ankle

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Pain in the foot. Lump in the ankle. Have a metal plate in the ankle after surgery

Hi there , Basically i had surgery on my left ankle 4 years ago roughly I have a metal plate ... on the metal plate there seems to be a lump on the side at the top. Any ideas? :| ive suffered ...
 

Metal plates and pins in ankle, pain in ankle and lower leg, problem in walking. What is the cause and cure?

Hi, I have a metal plate and pins in my ankle which I broke 10 years ago. I have had no problems ... a swollen area where the metal plate is, which is also warm to touch. The pain has become throbing ...
 

Had metal plate removed from ankle. Related to sciatic nerve. Why back pain and stiffness in often?

Had metal plate removed from right ankle Nov 2010 hoping removal and clean up would solve problems ... a broken foot. This would normally be the right ankle which was the one with the plate. It switches ...
 

Ankle surgery and plates inserted. Ankle swelling with pain and bruised. Dislodged screws?

I broke my ankle 2 years ago, had surgery and have screws and a metal plate in my ankle. About a year ago my ankle began swelling with little pain, however it was a bit of a nusiance. The surgeon took ...
 

Metal plate in leg and screws, broke ankle, swelling and pain. What is the cause?

I have a metal plate in my leg and screws because I broke my ankle late last year. I have been off .... Lately (in the last couple days) the area where my metal plate is had been hurting and it starting ...
 

Is arthritis ,related with club feet with swollen ankles?

now 36 years old. I have an office job so really the problem is after I do heavy exercise or am on my feet a lot. Ankles get so sore and swollen I can barely walk. Is this arthritis? ...
 

Suggest treatment for swelling at ankle surgery site

I broke my ankle last october and got a metal plate and screws put in, although it was healing well ... where the plate was put in at the very top it has become swollen and very tender and sticks out, I dont ...
 

Snapped a ligament in ankle. Will my bones be healed?

for 7 hours have a 6 inch metal plate in my leg plus several screws in my leg ankle and foot.Is 5 weeks ...Hi I broke my left leg, foot & ankle 5 weeks ago.Also snapped a ligament in the ankle.Tomorrow I go ...
 

Is pain in the knee radiating to ankle and arthritis in spine related?

I have severe pain at the back of my knee and the outside of the knee going down my leg into my ankle area. Several years ago l had a hip replacement done. I do have disk problems with my back ...
 

Severe neck and ankle pain. History of arthritis. Are these related?

was working in the yard and one ankle swelled up almost double the size. Not sure if that has anything to do with this problem though. ...
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Suggest treatment for growth plate fracture in ankle

My daughter broke the growth plate in her ankle 5 yrs ago. six months ago she start having some ... with the ace bandage she is wear an ankle support brace. She is 16. Can you provide any insight to this problem ...
 

Had surgery for broken ankle and fibula. Need ankle fuse, am in plaster. Ankle has given way with loud crack. Go to hospital?

weeks ago at the same time the metal work was removed my ankle has since pulled away from bones in my ...I broke my ankle and fibula back in october 2011 I had surgery the day after to have pins ...
 

What causes swelling and stiffness of ankle after walking?

Hello I had ankle surgery (plate and 7 screws) for bimalleleolar fracture on XXXXXXX 4th. Was asked ... outside home with walking boot. Just want to make sure I did not cause too much problem for myself ...
 

Suggest treatment for pain in ankle after a ankle surgery

A little over a year ago I broke my ankle and had to have surgery, they put in a plate and 4 screws ... but it is not helping anymore and he won't give me anything stronger. I haven't been able to sleep at night and my ankle ...
 

Child got metal screw inserted in ankle. When it should be taken out?

of the fibula ). Three 3.5mm metal screws inserted. Fortunately the most recent X-ray (10 months post op) shows ... significantly. Question: IS IT BEST TO NOW HAVE THE 3 ANKLE SCREW REMOVED BASED ON AGE OF PATIENT ALONE (8 YEARS ...
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what is loos bodies in ankle
they are part of bone and cartilage. they create problem in movement. can be removed by arthosscopy
 
What are the causes for ankle swelling?
Hello. There are many causes of swollen ankles. The most serious problems would be heart failure, deep vein thrombosis (usually only one ankle) and kidney disease. If you have only one leg swollen you need to be seen in Emergency immediately to be evaluated for possible thrombosis. If both ankles are swollen it would be good to cut down on salt intake and see your doctor for exam and blood tests
 
Hi my brother had an accident 1 year ago while he was riding the motorbike his ankle cut very badly. He had to do plastic surgery but his scar mark is remain.
Scars at ankle difficult to treat; does it need a treatment ? Any problem with the scar ?
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