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A 28-year-old female asked:
two nights ago i fell over and twisted my ankle, it is hurting when i walk and swollen. do i need to see a doctor?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Ankle pain: Consider sprain, fracture, or strain. X-ray and exam by orthopedic surgeon is your best bet, as well as crutches, rest, ice, ; elevation for now.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Twisted my ankle playing tennis, heard a crack. Can walk on the ankle. How do I know if it is broken?
1 doctor answer • 9 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
See an Orthopedist: For definitive diagnosis you need an x ray. People who do sports regularly for an hour daily, have a high tolerance to pain., so it is very difficult to say is or is not broken without an x-ray. Recommend to see an orthopedic specialist..
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A 23-year-old female asked:
I was playing basketball and twisted my ankle and felt a pop as i landed. Now it hurts when i walk on it.
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 21 years experience
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Please tell me how long it takes for to walk on a badly twisted ankle?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 23 years experience
Did you get checked?: Sometimes with sprains you can suffer another injury like a fracture or other soft tissue problem. If you haven't already been examined, get checked properly by a foot/ankle specialist.
5k viewsReviewed Sep 30, 2020
A 22-year-old male asked:
Should i go to the doctors after a twisted ankle. I missed tge last step and twist my ankle. I can walk on it put pressure but it hurts.
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 44 years experience
Twist and shout: Of course the safest thing to do if you are concerned about the severity is to have the ankle imaged. X-ray most likely. The immediate treatment should be ice compression and elevation. I would expect pain to some extent but after a day or so the pain should be reducing. Try to limit the amount of unnecessary pressure to the foot and see how it goes. Some times a wrap helps.
2.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 18, 2014
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