How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • Go back-and-forth until satisfied
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr Uzair Your Own Question
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 21254
Experience:  MBBS, FCPS (R) General Surgery. Years of experience in Emergency Medicine.
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr Uzair is online now

My ankle and the other side of it of the left foot is

Customer Question

Hello, my ankle and the other side of it of the left foot is swollen since yesterday and also my calf a bit, I thought it’s because I was sitting all day but it has not gone away overnight and it’s still swollen
Assistant: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: Since last night, well that’s when I noticed it, no injuries
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no, I’ve broken my foot long time ago
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I shall be assisting you today. I'm reviewing your query & will get back to you shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 months ago.

It can happen after prolonged sitting. I would suggest keeping your foot elevated especially on the pillows while laying down, massaging with upstrokes with warm olive oil and if it does not improve in the next 24 hours then see a doctor for a thorough evaluation to find the exact cause.

My goal is to give you the best experience possible! I hope I have earned a 5-star rating today. Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen before you leave JA today. If you need more assistance, please use the reply box below and let me know. It has been my pleasure to assist you!

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 5 months ago.

Please let me know if you have followup questions.