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A 38-year-old female asked:

Fell last nite&banged my left foot(ankle area)badly.it's swollen&severely painful.can barely walk.can i just apply ice&b cared 4 by bf or is dr needed?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Ankle pain: If you are concerned about a fracture then you will need an x-ray. Otherwise ice and an over the counter NSAID (if you can tolerate) (like Motrin ) should help.
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