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Jonesboro, GA
A 30-year-old female asked:

Post sprained ankle week ago. swelling is down completely but bruised & very hard muscle and really hurts when touched on leg above ankle. now i get burning pain in muscle if stand for min but pain instantly goes away after i lift it. is this normal?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
X-ray needed: If you had work up done initially, a follow up will be needed to reassess. If you did not have it examined and based on Ottawa rules, an X-ray will be needed in order to rule out fracture.

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