A member asked:

I was running and twisted my foot sideways now my ankle is swollen and hurts a lot ?

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Dr. Norman Knee answered

Specializes in General Practice

you probably sprained your ankle but to be sure that nothing more serious is wrong you should have the ankle and foot x-rayed. In the meantime apply ice to your foot and ankle and elevate your leg to help control the swelling. Either see your physician or go to an emergency room.

Answered Mar 1, 2016



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Dr. Mikel Daniels answered

Specializes in Podiatry

You need an x-ray. This could be a severe sprain or a facture

Answered Nov 27, 2017



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