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A 26-year-old female asked:

I twisted my ankle yesterday while walking. i can walk however i have pain if i put too much pressure on it. i only have pain if i touch it but fine otherwise, also its somewhat swollen. is it fractured or sprained?

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Dr. Brent Rubin
Podiatry 42 years experience
Ankle: Touch on the actual bone of the ankle and if that is very painful then you definitely ne an x-ray. If it is below the bone then you can try to treat it with ice for a couple days followed by heat.If you have access go buy an ankle brace if none of this helps see a physician.
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