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A 37-year-old female asked:

My ankle is still swollen after 11 weeks. i had sprained ligaments. the mri didn't show anything fractured or torn. should i keep doing ankle exercises?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Sprained ankle should not present with edema for almost 3 months. You should revisit your orthopedist for the appropriate advice.
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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 44 years experience
I would seek a second opinion. An option would be seeing a podiatrist for this type of injury. I would think persistent edema and not responding to treatment warrants a second opinion. Contrast helps
Aug 13, 2021
Last updated Aug 13, 2021


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