Fever, Swollen ankle: 8 Possible Causes
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What causes fever and swollen ankle? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Obstructive Uropathy

Obstructive uropathy happens when your urine flow reverses direction due to a blockage in a ureter.

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2

Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)

A bone infection may occur when bacteria or fungi invade the bone, causing many symptoms, including fever, redness, stiffness, and swelling.

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3

Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a serious illness that can be life-threatening and requires immediate treatment. The condition is sometimes called nephritis.

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4

Myocarditis

Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. It is a rare condition that can be caused by any number of autoimmune diseases, viral, bacterial, or fungal infections, or parasites. When you have an infection or a...

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5

Infective Endocarditis

Infective endocarditis is an infection in the heart valves or endocardium. It can lead to stroke and heart failure. Read about the symptoms and treatments.

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6

Endocarditis

Endocarditis, also known as infective endocarditis, is a condition in which your heart's inner lining is inflamed. Learn about causes and symptoms.

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7

Pericarditis

Pericarditis is a condition in which the sac surrounding your heart, called the pericardium, becomes swollen and inflamed. You can develop this condition after having a heart attack.

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8

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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