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my outer ankle bone has been swollen for 2 weeks hurts to walk can't get comfortable cause of pain what should i do?

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Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Ankle pain: Pain that lasts for this long should be evaluated. If it was injured or not, a podiatrist will diagnose and treat the pain for you.
Answered on Sep 21, 2016
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: It could be a sprain or fracture. See a doctor.
Answered on Oct 26, 2012

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