A 35-year-old female asked:
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ankle sore, bruised and swollen from toes to shin. hurts to walk, toes throb. was told it was just sprained, no xray was done. injury from 5 days ago.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sore ankles: An xray may be appropriate at this point to rule out sprain or fractures.Return to ER for evaluation
Answered on Nov 21, 2014
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