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Ankle Still Swollen After Sprain A Month Ago
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
It has been almost three months since I sprained my ankle, and it's still swollen. What should I do?
Orthopaedic surgeon: You may have something else going on in your ankle such as instability (looseness), loose bodies, a cartilage lesion, or scar tissue that is causing swelling and flui accumulation within your ankle joint. Further or initial orthopaedic evaluation is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my ankle three months ago, but it's still painful and very noticeably swollen. Should i be worried?
Unstable.: Pain and swelling, after three months, demonstrates that your ankle has been left unstable by the sprain. You are experiencing, your bodies way of treating, the instability. You need to have a thorough evaluation, with imaging studies, to appreciate the extent of the damage. In the meantime, RICE and supportive measures need to be taken. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Severely sprained my ankle in July. (6 months ago). Worse than a break they said, and my ankle is still swollen and shifted down than the other ankle?
Sprained my ankle 3 months ago. No pain now, walking fine, but that ankle is still a bit swollen. Should I worry about it?
I sprained my ankle 6 months ago and it is still painful and swollen, I cannont walk long distances or exercise on it. What could be causing this?
Hi! About a month ago, we got an X-ray and found out I sprained my ankle. Right now, there's no pain but it is still swollen. Why is that? Thanks!
I sprained my left ankle playing basketball a month ago and it does not hurt anymore but is still swollen. Can I start playing basketball again?
Yes: typically 4 to 6 weeks recovery however should return with appropriate ankle taping to help support the ankle. Anticipate up to 4 months of reactive swelling. If this was a high ankle sprain need to wait more in the neighborhood of 8 to 12 weeks to return. ...Read more
I hurt my ankle 2 months ago. My Dr said its sprained, now its still swollen and yesterday It felt like a elastic being torn broken now I cant walk?
Sprained my ankle due to soccer about 2 months ago. It got better than it was at first but it is still swollen and it hurts when i kick a soccer ball.
Sprained ankle: If you are still having swelling and pain two months after your injury, then it may be more than a sprain. Were you seen by a doctor for your injury? If you were then you should get a follow up exam. If you have not seen a doctor then it would be advisable to see an orthopedic doctor that works with athletes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my ankle 4 months ago still swollen, painful, bruised, limited rom. What should I do? Physio is not helping. Also ankle gives way. Thanks
Sprained my ankle over a month ago and it is still swollen and bruises on and off. The other night i sat out due to pain from tumbling.
Persistent swelling: After an ankle sprain symptoms generally resolve in 1-2 weeks but it is not out of the ordinary to take up to 6-8 weeks. If you have been resting, the swelling should be done by now. If it is not improved, there may be more than just a sprain. Special x-rays or an MRI scan to look at the talus would be the next step in evaluation. ...Read more
Sprained my ankle like 2 to 3 months ago still a little swollen I could still play basketball but it's weak any little tweak & and it hurts is there a?
Although: You say you could still play basketball, the point is you shouldn't, not when you are still feeling residual effects. It is also advisable when you are able to to return to ball playing you do so in a brace. Playing when you shouldn't could cause further ligament damage and permenant ankle instability and weakness. A proper rehab course to strengthen peroneal muscles should be undertaken. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I sprained my ankle a month ago my ankle is still a little swollen and I still get pretty bad pain but I was able to walk same day should I get a xray?
Get it looked at: If you are 4 weeks out from your injury it should be feeling better. Sprains can take 6-8 weeks to heal, make sure you are doing range of motion exercises daily. But if you are still getting swelling and bad pain you could have injured the ligaments around the ankle which would need to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle 3 months ago, still swollen and it is tender around my talar dome/fibula. Is it a possible ligament tear?
About a month ago I sprained my ankle.(It was self diagnosed) It got swollen but there were no bruises. Now,it's still swollen. Is there a reason why?
I sprained my ankle over 3 months ago in rugby i'm playing again it is still swollen bruised i can run but it i turn it wrong it hurt is it ok to play?
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
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