A 46-year-old member asked:
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how to tell if you have a sprained ankle or if it's broken?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
X-ray & med eval: The only way to definitively differentiate is with an x-ray and a medical evaluation.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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