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A 27-year-old female asked:

2 days ago the anterior of ankle along the fibula started to hurt for no reason, very little swelling, im worried it could be serious... bone cancer?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arold Augustin
undefined 32 years experience
Sprain: Too soon to talk about cancer. Rest, elevate, ace wrap, and take Ibuprofen (if you are not allergic to it).
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
undefined 38 years experience
Doubt it's cancer: Very doubtful it's cancer. If you are active you could have tweaked it . If you pronate that could cause it, or it could be a number of things. Try rest, ice, compression and elevation and if it persists see a foot/ ankle specialist.
Dr. Stan Nabrinsky
undefined 37 years experience
Don't think so: Does not sound like, hopefully just sprain.

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