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Swelling in ankle region
Hello.. many times my ankles get swell.. but swelling is more on left leg.. what could be the reason
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Hi, An injury to the foot or ankle can lead to swelling. The most common is sprained ankle which occurs when an injury or misstep causes the ligaments that hold the ankle in place to be stretched beyond their normal range. To reduce the swelling from a foot or ankle injury, rest to avoid walking on the injured ankle or foot, use ice packs, wrap the foot or ankle with compression bandage, and elevate the foot on a stool or pillow. If swelling and pain is severe or doesn't improve with home treatment, consult orthopedician...
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