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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 ...
 

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. ...
 

Does weather changes cause pain in dislocated ankle?

I broke and dislocated my right ankle in 2007. I have a plate and 9 screws. This past week it has been really painful. Most of the time I don t have any problems. I m wondering if all the weather ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

What causes increase in the swelling and stiffness of ankle after walking for a while?

Dr. Tayal Hello I had ankle surgery (plate and 7 screws) for bimalleleolar fracture on XXXXXXX 4th ... outside home with walking boot. Just want to make sure I did not cause too much problem for myself ...
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Why are my feet and ankles swollen?
Hi, Thanks for the query. Swelling of the feet and ankles can be seen due to different causes like: -Physiological, as in pregnancy due to compression of gravid uterus. -Pathological: °Due to protein deficiency °Due to renal problems °Due to compression of tumors etc. °Filariasis etc. By examination only, the exact cause of the problem can be identified and treated. Take care.
 
Hi i have a sharp pain like a needle poking in my ankle and a small indent
Is this after a trauma or twisting ? Please provide full history as this is a rare problem to have / There can be nerve involvement supplying this area, or a problem with the joint itself. Get clinical examination and MRI and related investigations to get a proper diagnosis for the proper treatment
 
what is the treatment for damage soft tissue in the Ankle area
Dear Jmy It all depends on what problem you have exactly and how. We need details to help you
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