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burning sensation in sprained ankle

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doyle Huey
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fracture: This would not be unusual with the type of injury you describe but if it persists see your doctor.
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Dr. David Secord
26 years experience Podiatry
Postinjury neuralgia: When you injure your ankle, the most common way is to turn the foot in on the leg (as opposed to the foot going out in relation to the leg). That is w ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Likely normal : It can take a few weeks before the swelling and bruising subside. The burning sensation is likely from local nerves being under pressure from the exce ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Burning: If sprain is bad enough you could have nerve injury as well. Dr. Can perform simple test to check for this looking for tinnels sign. May need nerve co ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Get evaluated: Symptoms of nerve damage can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It is normal to have pain at the site of injury. With a broken fibula ; presumed ligament tears at the ankle, surgical stabilization is common. Be s ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Broken vs sprain: Sounds more like a sprain, broken bones are very painful and usually you will have difficulty putting full weight on that joint. I would ice the joint ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
I wouldn't wait BUT: Perhaps, one advantage to waiting on an ankle sprain to see anybody (such as X-ray) would be to give swelling a chance to be under control. So you cou ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
X-ray needed: If you had work up done initially, a follow up will be needed to reassess. If you did not have it examined and based on Ottawa rules, an X-ray will be ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Something is amiss.: It sounds like you may have damaged more structures than what is typical of the average sprained ankle. You really should be evaluated for soft tissue ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Needs a recheck: should be healed after 6 months. I suggest seeing your treating physician.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
Ankle pain: Was there trauma? History of systemic disease?: Diabetes, RA, HBP, genetic disorder. Pain awaken from sleep? Swelling, radiating pain/numbness/tinglin ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Ankle spain: How severe was the sprain? Residual swelling? Though you followed all advice, tissue may not be 100% and daily activities can exacerbate .. Burning ... Read More

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