Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
158 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
  • question-icon

    What causes swelling around ankle and severe pain?

Ct scan showed no bone abnormality, anti- inflammatory no help, MRI scheduled acute tendonitis in right foot? unbelievable pain, no weight on foot, swelling in around outside of ankle & heel, shocking pain thro entire foot extending up left side of leg into the calf area. Got any theory? my doc is stumped?
Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Report Abuse
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
I had studied your case and it is tendon inflammation. I would suggest you following.
1.Take Brufen tablet daily.
2.Hot water fomentation.
3.compression bandage.
4.Stetoid injection can be given, it will provide good pain relief.
5.If still pain is not controlled than it will require a surgery, in which sheath of tendon is excised. It will provide food pain relief.
Along with this you should wear good quality foot wear. I hope this answer will be useful. Let me know if there is any other followup questions.
Thanks
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I rolled my ankle 2 weeks ago which caused severe pain and nausea. It swelled a little for a few days but then returned to normal. However the pain...