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A 17-year-old female asked:

My ankle has very limited mobility (can't move it up or down or barley side to side). i can put weight on it, but i walk funny & it's swollen. i think i hurt it punting a soccer ball, but not sure. what's wrong & how do i treat it? (been sprained b4?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Eval: Recommend eval with your pediatrician. While a sprain appears likely, the presence of previous trauma may complicate the picture. Rest, ice, compression and evaluation to bridge to exam like for any injury.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Provided original answer
Elevation to bridge to exam instead of evaluation, typo.
Feb 23, 2021

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