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Ankle pain

Ankle pain: Introduction

Ankle pain: Pain affecting the ankle joint. See detailed information below for a list of 56 causes of Ankle pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Ankle pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ankle pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Ankle pain

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Causes of Types of Ankle pain:

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Ankle pain: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Ankle pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Ankle pain Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Ankle pain may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Ankle pain

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Ankle pain may include:

Stories from Users for Ankle pain

Real-life user stories relating to Ankle pain:

Message Boards for Ankle pain

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Ankle pain or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Ankle pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Ankle pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination - noting bruising, swelling, deformity, tenderness and reduced range of movement.
  • Look for nail changes that suggest psoriasis
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count - looking for infection suggesting septic arthritis.
  • more tests...»

Ankle pain: Animations

Ankle pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ankle pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ankle pain

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Ankle pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Misdiagnosis and Ankle pain

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Ankle pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Ankle pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Ankle pain listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Ankle pain as a symptom include:

Organs affected by Ankle pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Ankle pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Ankle pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Ankle pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ankle pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ankle pain. Of the 56 causes of Ankle pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 49 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ankle pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Ankle pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Ankle pain:

The following list of medical conditions have Ankle pain or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Ankle pain?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ankle pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Ankle pain:

Medical Conditions associated with Ankle pain:

Pain (6458 causes), Ankle symptoms (108 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Ankle pain:

Ankle paresthesia (11 causes), Ankle numbness (14 causes), Ankle symptoms (108 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Joint pain (773 causes), Tingling ankle (11 causes), Ankle bruise (8 causes), Ankle injury, Fracture, Sprain (3 causes), Arthritis (224 causes), Tendinitis (12 causes), Pain killers

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Ankle pain

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