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Hi i sprained my ankle over two weeks ago the ankle is still very swollen and i can't really walk on it still, should i go back to the doctors?

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Dr. Darrell Latva
Podiatry 44 years experience
GO BACK: Ankle sprains are so undertreated, it appears worldwide. Get x-rays, if you haven't yet. You should be on crutches with a good compressive wrap; something better than an Ace bandage. If it's not treated properly early, sometimes pain and instability linger for months.
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Agree go back but be sure it's an orthopedic surgeon.
Jun 15, 2016
Last updated Mar 2, 2017


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