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Could the loose body cause a ankle sprain to heal slowly. Also it feel like my ankle is on fire do that mean anything. Thanks?

Could the loose body cause a  ankle sprain to heal slowly. Also it feel like my ankle is on fire do that mean anything. Thanks?

Yes: Most simple ankle sprains heal in 4-6 weeks. When it takes longer we look for other causes like loose bodies, bone bruises, synovial impingement, unstable tendons, stress fractures, or gross joint instability. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-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


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Do sprains have any long-term effects on your body?

Do sprains have any long-term effects on your body?

Sprains: It depends on the location and type. Milder sprains (grade 1 & 2) can heal with none to little stretching of the ligament, but grade 3 or complete ligament tears may sometimes not heal. Multiple bad sprains to a ligament can also hurt the long term function of the ligament. ...Read more

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Help please, what happens when you sprain something in your body?

Help please, what happens when you sprain something in your body?

Ligament injury: Caleb, a sprain by definition is a ligament injury. We devide sprains into 3 grades (grade 1: no ligament disruption, grade 2: mild ligament disruption, grade 3: total ligament disruption). Most sprains heal just fine with conservative care (rest, compress, ice, and elevate), as well as minimal use. If the pain from a sprain does not get better in 5-7 days, see your doctor, as you may need an Xray ...Read more

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Can a sprained ankle make the whole body ache?

Can a sprained ankle make the whole body ache?

No: It should not. A joint that is sprained/injured/broken will put stress on one joint above and one joint above due to the effects of walking with a limp. So if the ankle is injured, you may develop foot pain and knee pain with it. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation over body during and after ingesting cannabis and ever since. Or could it be because i recently sprain r shoulder at the gym?

A right shoulder: Sprain should not cause tingling throughout your body. Cannabis can cause some bizarre side effects. Since this symptom began after ingesting cannabis suspect that is the culprit. ...Read more

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I sprained my wrist 8 1/2 mon ago. I have been taking maximum strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) every 8 hours for 8 mon. What is it doing/ can do to my body?

I sprained my wrist 8 1/2 mon ago.  I have been taking maximum strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) every 8 hours for 8 mon. What is it doing/ can do to my body?

Safe but Be Careful!: If you are taking one 500mg tab 3 times in 24 hours, that is a safe dose. Two 500mg tabs every 8 hours is the NEW MAX Daily Dose of 3000mg a day (was 4000). THE REAL CONCERN IS WHAT ELSE ARE YOU CONSUMING? Many over the counter meds also have acetaminophen as an ingredient. 150 people a year DIE from too much acetaminophen! And some are concerned that alcohol use increases liver damage danger. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is an injury that results from excessive stretching of a ligament, which is a tough band that connects bone to bone and holds joints in place. Rapid swelling and pain ...Read more