A diabetic's ankles may swell if there is an infection, a reaction to medication, a blood clot, or heart, kidney or liver failure, explains WebMD. A diabetic may contract a foot infection that makes his ankles swell, bec... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Many conditions cause swelling of the ankles, according to WebMD. These include foot and ankle injuries, pregnancy complications, infection, blood clots, lymphedema (a buildup of lymphatic fluids) and venous insufficienc... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

The most common cause of pain and swelling in the ankle is a sprain, according to WebMD. A sprained ankle occurs when a misstep or injury causes the ankle's ligaments to stretch further than normal. More »

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