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Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Oh Boy, Not Fun.: Since you did not mention that your suffered an injury to the toe, there must be something else going on. You paint a very convincing picture of a mil ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sprain: Many ankle sprains will resolve without treatment. If you have pain that lasts several months and does not improve, you may need further treatment.
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Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not.: Without a physical exam, it's difficult to know the severity of your injury, but if it only hurts a bit when you walk, you probably only have a mild a ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to tell: It is difficult to tell if a bone is broken without an xray. It can swell and feel quite painful just from a bad bruise. if it is very swollen and bru ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
27 years experience Podiatry
Joint stability: Range of motion studies and stability exam can help determine what stage your sprain is. All ankle sprains that have bruising and swelling should be e ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Not always: It is possible to dislocate without bruising, but usually a dislocation is accompanied by joint swelling and bruising by about the first few hours. It ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely ankle sprain: Please also check ottawa rules for an x-ray in determining the need for an X-ray. Best would be to see an ortho for an an ankle exam and further recom ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Blood in/or around : Bruising is blood under the skin joint pain may be minor or more involved. Usually when you have a full range of motion you can wait a while and see ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 years experience General Practice
Yes: The breakdown of blood in the bruise can cause inflammation, pain, and swelling. The joint may also have been directly injured by the accident which ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More details needed: To have bruise on the top of the finger must have reason, please describe it with more details? The size who long it take to go away any pain with i ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bruise: It's quite common. Hold off on aspirin. It should disappear. If it does not go away see your dr. You might have bumped unknowingly. It should go away.
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