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A 20-year-old female asked:

Ran 1/2 marathon now my right ankle just below bone hurts badly when i put pressure on it standing/walking. is it just strain from running so much?

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Dr. Eric Silvers
Podiatry 26 years experience
Fracture/Sprain: You could simply have an overuse injury that is similar to repetitive small sprains over a period of time, or you may have a stress fracture of the fibula, talus or calcaneus. I advise seeking out a foot and ankle specialist for x-rays, and ankle brace or a walking boot. I would not advise activity on the foot until you have x-rays taken. I hope this helps.

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Last updated May 22, 2016

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