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When will my ankle swelling go down after applying treatment?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: It depends on the cause of the swelling and the severity of the involvement. If it is an ankle sprain, it is usually 3-6 weeks.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

When will my ankle swelling go down if I ice it?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Severity: If the swelling is a result of an injury, the severity will determine the length of time. Get it checked out if it remains concerning.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the best treatment for ankle swelling?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Several things: Elevation, ice and compression tend to works best, but how long has it been swollen and what from.

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