A 27-year-old female asked:
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Broken ankle or sprain? Symptoms are swelling of ankle. Can rotate and walk on it with mild pain though. Happended 5 days ago

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Need an x-ray: To be sure which it is you should get an x-ray
Answered on Feb 17, 2015

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