A 16-year-old female asked:
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i was running and twisted my foot sideways now my ankle is swollen and hurts a lot its been a week since this happened?

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Dr. Ronald Widman
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ortho: If it occurred a week ago, and it stills hurts and is swollen it is time for an xray to make sure it is not broken.
Answered on Jun 8, 2017
Dr. David Kahan
31 years experience Podiatry
Twisted annle: You need to have this examined by a foot doctor or orthopedist. A bad sprain can be quite debilitating and a fracture can go undetected also without xrays.
Answered on Jun 10, 2017

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