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I have had for a long time a very painfull and at times swollen ankle, afater falling in a rabbit hole and badly twisting the ankle took a week off from work and to be honest went back to work to soon, the ankle has over the years become more painfull and after a very busy shift on a very busy NHS ward I can hardly walk, have been many times to the Drs all they advise is give up your job and keep taking Tramadol and paracetamol I have arthritis in most joints for which I take the medication, recently the ankle has started to click in one position causing agonising pain this usually last a few minutes until the ankle unclicks, as its quote making your condition worse, What other test can I ask for , as all I get offered is x rays?

PAST HISTORY : Arthritis Shingle 3 years ago

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You can get X-rays done but MRI would be more informative. As per your history it seems to by soft tissue problem more than bony problem.

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