A 18-year-old male asked:
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i hurt my ankle 3 days ago,after a day i can limp with co codamol, it keeps getting more swollen,now less pain,should i go to the hospital?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle injury: Persistence of swelling can be indicative of ligaments us strain Try RICE, Rest, Ice , Compression ( ace wrap). Limit Exercise. If not helpful In a few days than seek evaluation
Answered on Jan 3, 2016

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Not really: My not need to go to the hospital but i would certainly see a doctor. Sound s like you have developed an infection that needs care.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Go to your: nearest ER or Urgent Care please

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