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grade 2 sprained ankle

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Please clarify...: What you mean by a dropped metatarsal.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
6-8 weeks: You need to heal both bone and tendon.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Brace, Elevation,Ice: 1 - wear an aso (ankle stabilizing orthotic) brace. This brace is light and comfortable, can be wore between a sock and shoe, it allows normal walking ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: R.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Immobilization with a splint or brace may be of benefit in the initial phase of recovery. Oral anti-infla ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Christiano
24 years experience Sports Medicine
Pretty good: Ankle ligaments take about six weeks to fully heal. In a month, you should be feeling pretty good with no limitations in day to day activities. High ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Sprains: Grade 1 is mild non structural damage to the ligaments grade 2 will have moderate damage yet most heal well with proper care.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Usually not, however an ankle stablizer such as an air cast will help.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle strain : With immobilization and support it will probably take 10 to 14 days to heal. Good Luck
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You could take break: And rest the ankle and use some medication for inflammation and see what happen if you better that is fine if not go and see your doctor.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 weeks +/-: A grade ll is serious enough that a good 6 wks is about right. Doing 2 much 2 soon can jeopardize ur best chance of a good outcome.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
At least 3 weeks: After an ankle sprain, no weight should be placed on the ankle for at least 3 weeks! And after that weight - bearing should only be in a protected CAM ... Read More

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