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A 29-year-old male asked:

Jumped into shallow swimming pool, can not distribute any weight on foot, no signs of bruising, but swelling on foot, and ankle. foot mobility is limited?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Rule out fracture: Symptoms are consistent with eother ankle sprain or ankle fracture. Don't mention how long since injury occurred. Worth getting ankle/foot x-ray in case bone is broken. In which case you may or may not require an orthopedic boot or cast and/or use crutches to avoid weight bearing. Good Luck
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