Common causes of ankle swelling include traumatic injury,gout (accumulation of uric acid crystals within the
fluid of your ankle),ankle arthritis,infection (cellulitis or septic joint), problems with blood flow like DVT
,obesity, varicose veins,condition of the kidney, heart, liver or blood vessels and eating a poor diet high in
salt and carbohydrates , Abusing laxatives,diuretics, drugs, sodium retention, varicose veins, allergic
reactions and neuromuscular disorders. Elevate the effected leg, wear leg wedges while sleeping, support socks
and proper fitting shoes and socks.Indulge in moderate exercises like walking, avoid prolonged standing and
avoid sitting with the feet dependent,decrease salt intake and drink plenty of water.If the edema persists or
continues to worsen, please consult a physician. Hope it helps.Take care and regards.