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my ankle is swollen and bruised

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Need exam: With limited information and in the right circumstances an ankle sprain will have to be ruled out. Other possibilities, specifically with preceding tr ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Stop walking on it, elevate it, and get an x-ray. It will improve sooner if you stop walking on it whether or not it's broken, so go somewhere you can ... Read More
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle sprain.: Yes it is quite possible to have associated small ( or chip ) fracture with it. An x-ray of the ankle will help exclude a fracture.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes,: because it could be deep vein thrombophlebitis or delayed infection. You should see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Delay no Longer.: Be concerned; be very concerned. Ten days has been more than enough time for an appreciable resolution. As it seems though, things are getting worse. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need xam & images: C an orthopedist 4 this. Without a hands on xam, & images the extent of the injury can not B made.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Restate.: Repeat the question.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stress fracture?: Need to have the ankle examined for correct diagnosis and management plan. As this sounds like a stress fracture, management may include keeping weig ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Foot sprain: Use ice packs,20 min at time,several times daily for 2 days. Wrap it with an Ace bandage (elastic bandage). When you are sitting keep it elevated.
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Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Sprain/strain/stress: Running can cause micro -trauma in the form of ankle strains/sprains or stress fractures. The next step is to stop running, ice it (30 min on/30 min. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sorry for what you: had, hopefully things will be better, your best bet is to check with the team who performed the surgery, or a second orthopedic opinion, if that is fe ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
22 years experience Podiatry
Fluid : Fluid retention. Venous congestion.

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