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i have a high ankle sprain and my ankle is not in place it's 4 inches above the socket and my foot is turned to the right and i can't walk on it it been about 4 days now and the swelling is going down but not all the way is this normal ?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See ankle specialist: Make sure no fracture or ligament tear. Will need x-rays and possibly MRI to assess degree of injury. Swelling may last days to months, depending on level of injury. If you can't walk, it sounds severe and needs treatment. Swelling going down is good but needs to be evaluated by specialist.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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Have it evaluated: First of all have the issue evaluated to determine the cause of the swelling. Then you will know the appropriate treatment.
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After an injury-: -that lingers should B evaled. Ur choice, orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist. I'm biased & prefer orthopedics.

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