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A 38-year-old member asked:

I sprained my ankle 3 weeks ago during a soccer game.. and the pain keeps getting worse, should i get crutches?

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Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See a doctor: You may have "just a sprain", but some sprains can be severe to need extensive care, including surgery, immobilization, and/or physical therapy. Plus, you want to make sure you do not have a fracture. Good luck!
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
Podiatry 44 years experience
No: You should be examined by a podiatrist or orthopedist . You may have an i diagnosed fracture.

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