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I have pain in my ankle...on the outside of my

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I have pain in my ankle...on the outside of my foot...sometimes in my lower you have any idea what might be causing this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


Thanks for the question.

There are many possibilities.

Arthritis in the ankle, straining the other areas.

Muscle disease

Clot in the leg: usually there would be swelling.

Artery problem in the leg.

Nerve pain from higher up: lower spine disc problems.

You need an exam to get an accurate diagnosis.

It is likely that physical therapy will help, regardless of the actual problem,

See an orthopedist or physical medicine doctor.

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