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Ankle Swelling

My father's both ankles are swelled up.He does a job,in which he has to keep walking for 12 hrs a day.The ankles pain too much.According to a doctor it is because of High Uric Acid.Thus he started having Medicines for lowering it.But still the problems persists.Suggest me what to do?
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Dr. Abhishek Saha
Orthopedic Surgeon 7 yrs exp Kolkata
Get xray ankle AP and lateral. Both ankle. .apply ice over both ankles and with the xray get a consultation. .I think the swelling will persist for few more days
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