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Experience:  MD(Ped), DCH ; in practice treating adolescent to newborns
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My left ankle has become sore and swollen. On rising each

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My left ankle has become sore and swollen. On rising each morning the ankle returns ti normal but swells and becomes sore to touch as the day goes on
Assistant: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: No injuries. The swelling started about 1 week ago. I do have replacement heart valves and suffer Copd
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

There may be vascular or lymphatic block causing such swelling. May try using crepe bandage on rising in morning and see. An X ray or MRI of joint when swollen, may be required.