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I twisted my ankle and now i can hardly walk on it. i think it's a sprain and i need crutches. i haven't seem a doctor. should i go to one?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
YES: You will need xrays, crutches, possiblly a cast or an ankle splint: have someone drive you to the ER or UC clinic.
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
YES.: Just to make sure you do not have Fracture , you will need X ray. Sprain can be treated conservatively with Immobilization , Anti Infalmmatory. Medicine and Non weight Bearing for a few days. Apply Ice.

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