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Ankle Conditions

Conditions affecting the ankle

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Ankle Conditions

8 Ankle Conditions

Arthritis

Symptoms Include:
Joint pain |  Inflammation | Red Skin | Weakness and muscle wasting

 

Arthritis is a common ailment characterised by joint pain and swelling (inflammation). Pain, swelling, and stiffness in one or more joints are common signs of arthritis. Lifestyle adjustments, such as exercise, physiotherapy, and medications, are the most common therapies for arthritis. In more severe cases, surgery may be required.

Broken bones (fractures)

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Swelling | Malformation

 

Broken bones can occur as a result of an accident, such as a fall or being struck by an object. A bone can be broken by anyone. Bone fractures are more common in the elderly and individuals with osteoporosis. If you have a broken bone, seek medical attention right away. If the injury is serious, dial 999 for an ambulance.

Cellulitis

Symptoms Include:
Redness | Pain | Swelling | Temperature

 

Cellulitis is an infection of the skin’s deeper layers and beneath the surface. If not treated promptly, it can be fatal. This page explains the signs and symptoms of cellulitis, as well as when to seek medical help.

 

Related Conditions:
Staph infection

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)

Symptoms Include:
Poor coordination | Walking problems | Muscle weakness | Cold fingers and toes

 

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) a peripheral nerve disease is a collection of hereditary disorders that affect the peripheral nerves (they control your muscles and other things like the sense of touch). If you suspect you’re experiencing CMT symptoms, see a doctor.

Chronic kidney disease

Symptoms Include:
Fatigue | Tiredness | Swollen ankles | Shortness of breath | Blood in urine

 

Allergic rhinitis is a condition in which the inside of the nose becomes inflamed. It’s brought on by an allergic reaction to an allergen, such as pollen, dust, or animal fur. It’s a rather frequent ailment. Consult a doctor if the symptoms listed below are preventing you from performing daily tasks.

 

Related Conditions:
High blood pressure | Diabetes

Cushing’s syndrome

Symptoms Include:
Weight gain | Bruising | Swollen ankles | Acne

 

Cushing’s syndrome is a disease characterised by an excess of the hormone cortisol in the body. If it isn’t addressed, it can be serious. If you develop signs of Cushing’s syndrome, consult a doctor, especially if you’re on steroids.

Oedema

Symptoms Include:
Swelling | Swollen ankles | Shortness of breath

 

Oedema is a fluid build-up in the body that causes the affected tissue to swell. Depending on the reason, swelling can occur in a specific area of the body or be more widespread. If oedema does not go away on its own, you should consult a doctor.

 

Related Conditions:
Lymphoedema

Sports injuries

 

Although the advantages of sports and exercise much exceed the hazards, accidents can occur from time to time.

 

Related Conditions:
Sprains and strains

Sprains and strains

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Swelling | Bruising | Reduced movement

 

Sprains and strains of the muscles and ligaments are common injuries. They can affect anyone, but they are more common in athletes. The majority of illnesses can be treated at home without the need to see a doctor.
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