Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Underlying Cause

Swelling of Both Ankles Overview

Another name for Swelling of Both Ankles is Ankle Swelling (bilateral).

What is ankle swelling (bilateral)?
A person with bilateral ankle swelling has enlargement of the legs, caused by excess fluid that has collected in the legs. Ankle swelling may occur bilaterally, or in just one leg.

What are the symptoms of ankle swelling (bilateral)?
Symptoms of ankle swelling (bilateral) depend on the underlying cause for the swelling. Symptoms may include ankle pain and skin redness.

How does the doctor treat ankle swelling (bilateral)?
Treatment for ankle swelling (bilateral) depends on underlying cause. Treatment options include rest, elevation, antibiotics, and diuretic medications.

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