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Broken Ankle Symptoms Break Or A Sprain
Broken ankle or sprain? Symptoms are swelling of ankle. Can rotate and walk on it with mild pain though. Happended 5 days ago
Need an x-ray: To be sure which it is you should get an x-ray Read more
-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
Many possible signs: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle bruising, swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xray to see fracture: You need to undergo a thorough anl/leg examination by a health care provider to see whether an xray is indicated. Read more
Is a broken ankle very painful? Or can it be only mildly painful and fool you into thinking it was a sprain?
3 years go=broken ankle & screwes sprained my akle playing tennis in auguet and it's still swollen. Had me in a cast. Is this normal?
Possibly: I think you're saying you had screws placed for a broken ankle 3 years ago, and now you've sprained your ankle last august and it's still swollen. I actually warn my patients that after bad ankle injuries (in your case, 2 of them), the swelling may actually never go away, but as long as your ankle is functional and painless and strong, I would not worry about some persistent swelling. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I did a search for diagnosis of some of my symptoms and came up with broken ankle. What do doctors look for to diagnose it?
My cast is hurting my broken ankle small break should I remove and put on tensor bandage and stay off it?
10 months ago a referee in my roller derby league was not paying attention when he was warming up and he plowed into me. The hit itself didn't faze me but his speed and size when he fell on me resulted in a compound tib break along with a broken ankle. I
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Broken ankle: With any ankle injury you will develop swelling an pain. With a fracture you could see a black and blue around your heel. Severe pain. And in a severe case of a fracture ankle, it can be deformed I recommended you see your doctor and get the ankle evaluated and xrayed to see the extent of your injury. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Broken ankle heard it go pop then no pain. Is this bad the docs are waiting for my bone to set to put a cst on. Did it set in place or break more??
Sorry difficult to: Understand your exact question, but if you have a broken bone, you will have to go see your orthopaedic surgeon, and make sure you are compliant with any recommended treatment (s), including weightbearing recommendations, etc. If you have any questions with the treatment recommendation (which varies depending on fracture type), make sure to ask your orthopaedic surgeon before leaving his/her office Read more
Bad knee pain after broken ankle? Dislocated knee two years prior to ankle break. Now it feels like the knee is being pushed out of place when I walk?
Cartilage injury: Fractures of the ankle can result in post-traumatic arthritis either imediately or come on years later. Scar tissue and/or cartilage damage is the most common cause. See an orthopedic surgeon for eevaluation which may include plain x-rays, ct scan or mri. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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