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what can i use to help my ankle from hurting

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Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
It's : It's impossible to know for sure how bad the injury is without an exam and (probably) some x-rays, but in general an ankle sprain that's bad enough to ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Check with ortho: While the pain may be routine for one with a fracture in the ankle. It would be prudent to check with your ortho to make sure that the cast is ok, t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Ankle: First , your pe teacher has no idea if it was chipped or not. An x ray would reveal that. An x ray is what you need now as you may have a bone chip ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Without knowing: The exact nature of your injury it is hard to answer your question. Braces like an AFO are certainly a possibility.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hubert Lee
10 years experience Podiatry
Knee scooter: Consider using a knee scooter. This will allow you to put your weight onto your knee/leg and take the pressure off of your arms. Knee scooters can b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ankle injury: Suggest X - ray and ultrasound ankle to exclude fracture or ligament injury. If present , will need orthopedic appraisal.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience Podiatry
Anti inflammatory : Ice, anti inflammatory medications, physical therapy and cortisone injections may be necessary.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes,use crutches all: The time, to avoid hurting. Check with your orthopod so he can change his treatment plan as necessary. I don't think weather change should affect the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle weights: My answer is that i wouldn't do any exercise that hurts. Pain is a sign that your body doesn't like this. I would reduce the weight (to 1 pound, or ev ... Read More
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