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how can you tell if your ligaments are tore in your ankle

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Get evaluated: A torn ligament in your ankle will present itself with pain and swelling, similar to an ankle sprain or fracture. When you get evaluated, the physicia ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let try to help: Clinical exam, swelling and pain, the ligament could healed in two month especially with grade I and II. Having some pain means to me still residual i ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a Podiatrist: You need an exam and evaluation. It sounds like you have had some type of trauma.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL, Patellar ligam-: Ent or the tendon, medial ; lateral collateral ligaments, or pcl, to name a few.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Tendonitis: For the ankle from trauma, ice and rest and Alive for pain 2x/d is helpful. Podiatrist can be seen for wrap/boot as indicated/crutches to take pressu ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hubert Lee
10 years experience Podiatry
See your doctor.: Torn ankle ligaments are associated with severe pain, bruising, swelling, and difficulty walking. A torn ligament can often be diagnosed by a clinical ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Your ankle may be a little less stable but fully functional. Also depends on how bad the tear.
A 44-year-old female asked:
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Give it 24 hrs: If you can continue to weight bear without much pain, the chances are it is a simple sprain. However inflammation sets in about 6-12 hrs post injury a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Rosenstein
41 years experience Podiatry
ankle pain: You need to have your ankle looked at and an examination followed with x-rays and possible MRI to evaluate what if anything is torn and then placed on ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Willyard
22 years experience Family Medicine
Find another doc.: If she can't walk, she may have a severe ankle sprain, in which case she needs more than an ace bandage. If her regular doctor doesn't "get it, " ask ... Read More
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