A 47-year-old member asked:
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how long is it supposed to it take for a sprained ankle to heal?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience Podiatry
Several months: Depending on severity it can take several months.
Answered on Jun 10, 2013
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
10 weeks: It depends on the severity of the injury. Sprains can be grade 1 (strained), 2 (partial tear), or 3 (complete disruption of the ligament). Grade 1 t ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: It can be anything from 1- 2 months depending on how severe the sprain was.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Corteen
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on severity: Majority of sprains involve the outside or lateral side of the ankle, affecting the anterior talofibular ligament. If injury mainly involves this liga ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
3-6 weeks: Usually 3=6 weeks.

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