A 54-year-old member asked:
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How long does it take for the average ankle sprain to heal?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: There are three grads for ankle sprain, start from simple one(grade1) which it healed in about4 weeks, grade 2 it take 6weeks grade 3 it take about 8weekes and some time it require surgery.
Answered on May 11, 2019
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
3-6 weeks: Usually 3=6 weeks.

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