Ankle stress fracture

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What is ankle stress fracture?

An ankle stress fracture involves tiny cracks in the bones of the ankle region caused by the repetitive movements, often by overuse, such as long distance running. Stress fractures can also result from conditions that weaken the bone such as osteoporosis.

Common symptoms reported by people with ankle stress fracture

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with ankle stress fracture

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Suboxone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
ankle stress fracture (1)

Data from patients with ankle stress fracture, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with ankle stress fracture

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Suboxone)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nervousness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
sluggishness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
sluggishness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
excessive sleeping (hypersomnia) increased appetite 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
ankle stress fracture (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with ankle stress fracture, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has ankle stress fracture on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 1
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 6

These charts show data from ankle stress fracture patients who have completed their condition history
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