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Hit ankle now is swollen painful when walking and little toe and foot is cold what is wrong with it what treatment do I need?
I have a 3-week-old grade 2/3 ankle sprain. I have pain and repeated bruising in my calf with no new trauma--as my ankle gets better my calf get worse?
Hematoma: Depending on where the bruise is you may have a hematoma secondary to muscle injury. Worst case scenario is a blood clot in the leg which should be looked at on an immediate basis. Either way, it's a good idea to seek follow up care for that as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: It depends on your past injuries to the area. If any type of injury has occurred then a brace may help support and provide some realignment to the joint. However, chances of arthritis developing greatly increase with any prior injury. Xray can be used to track progression of arthritis in the joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of ankle support could I use while horse riding and other activities to give it more support as using a tubular bandage which is not giving any support as still have bad ankle trauma ?
Elizabeth -: I see you asked a lot of questions regarding ankle pain/trauma. I would not recommend horseback riding until you have a diagnosis and treatment plan for your ankle. YOu may be making it worse. The pain you express needs attention. Taking NSAIDS, pain killers and steroids is not so healthy for you….good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers