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how do you know you have broken your ankle?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: You know for sure after it is x-rayed. You suspect it if there is an obvious deformity, if there is bruising in the skin surrounding or below the ankle, if you have pain or inability to move the joint freely or maintain a normal posture/movement over the joint.
Answered on Sep 20, 2020

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