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A 45-year-old female asked:

I believe i sprained my ankle 8 weeks ago and it still hurts. i can walk on it now but not when it happened. no bruising some swelling. have it ckd out?

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Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Xray may be : Needed to rule out a fracture.
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Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 34 years experience
Get it checked out: While it sounds like you are progressing, you might want to have it looked at. Sometimes bracing, activity restrictions and/or physical therapy are necessary. The persistent swelling might indicate you still have some healing to do. Good luck!
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Last updated Oct 17, 2013

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