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numbness in foot after ankle sprain

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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Scarring on nerve: The fact that there is numbness described leads me to believe that there is nerve compressed. After 11 weeks from an ankle sprain, pain should have s ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A nerve problem: Since you only had it for past 2 weeks, i would think it may be an issue with your back more so then an issue with the ankle sprain, as if from the sp ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it looked at.: Could be many things, but there is a probable nerve involvement. Have it looked at.

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Tell your doctor...: After 3 weeks from an ankle sprain, symptoms should have subsided if you've been properly examined and treated. If scar tissue formed in the area, yo ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Nerve: Sounds like either a nerve entrapment or neuritis. Try ice and nsaids to see if they help. If no help possible nerve block or cortisone injection. Su ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it looked at.: Could be many things, but there is a probable nerve involvement. Have it looked at.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Physician evaluation: When you a have a sprain, ligaments have been partially torn and the surrounding muscles remain weak and unbalanced, leading to continued ankle instab ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Dollahite
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It normally takes 10 to 12 weeks for the fibula to heal. Swelling is a common feature during tissue recovery and healing which can last 6 to 8 months ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Ankle sprain: Normal healing of a sprained ankle takes several weeks (on average). If its a chronically sprained ankle with constant pain and instability, it will ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: The fracture have not healed yet, the numbness have to do with some nerve injury could be around the knee or down, the swelling could expected and al ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Ankle Sprain: An ankle sprain is really a misnomer in that there are typically ligaments torn (partially or fully) around the ankle. The tearing from those ligamen ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle Sprain : Numbness may be because of swelling. Ankle sprain does not effect circulation.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Fracture pain: At 7 wks s/p ankle fracture and sprain, continued swelling and numbness is typical. There can be swelling on and off for months and in some cases, up ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
You : You absolutely should get it x-rayed to make sure you don't have a stress fracture. That being said, your choice of the words "on fire" and "numb" ma ... Read More
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