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A 47-year-old member asked:

My toes are tingly...ankle broken or sprain?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I am sorry but: There isn't enough info here to even take a guess. However, the way to determine if there is a fracture is with an x-ray (plus a medical history ; physical examination). Take care.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possible signs: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle bruising, swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture.

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Last updated Mar 23, 2014

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