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A 49-year-old female asked:

My left ankle has been swelling for the last month. i have noticed in the past 2 weeks my low calf has now swollen. my left foot is starting to not fit in my shoes. i was given a prescription of prednisone, but the swelling has gotten worse.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Image: There may be a fracture. Rest,ice and elevate your ankle. Please see your physician for an x Ray.
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