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I have had a high ankle sprain for over three months, should i have an mri with or without contrast ?

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Dr. Christine Hom answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

It is best to have persistently painful joints looked at, rather than ordering tests first. Depending on what one is looking for, the best test may be an X-ray. The physical exam and a good history will suggest likely possibilities. Best wishes.

Answered Dec 15, 2021

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM answered

Specializes in Podiatry

High ankle sprain‘s that being the tibia fibular ligament takes a very long time to heal. A minimum of 4 weeks with immobilization. Proper tissue rehab and strengthening is needed. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication is also beneficial with proper contrast bad therapy. This type of an injury cannot be ignored because it can be serious

Answered Dec 16, 2021

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