A member asked:

I fell up stone steps and hit upper ankle. swelling lump and tenderness with feeling of warmth. can walk on it but is really sore. is it broken?

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Dr. Jan Szatkowski answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

With continued pain after a trauma, a physical exam and possible imaging studies are necessary to evaluate your condition. One could have a fracture and still be able to walk. Until being evaluated one can use RICE. Rest,ice,compression, and elevation.

Answered Aug 30, 2015



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