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How can you tell if my ankle is broken?

How can you tell if my ankle is broken?

No weight bearing: Ankle fractures usually present with severe ankle pain, swelling, bruising and the inability to bear weight on that foot/ankle due to the severe pain. ...Read more

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I fell and wonders how do I tell if my ankle is broken?

I fell and wonders how do I tell if my ankle is broken?

Motion : are u able to move iT if not its might be broken bone. t. If there is blue color area may be because of fracture bone ...Read more

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How to tell if my ankle is broken/fractured?

How to tell if my ankle is broken/fractured?

Get an x-ray: See a podiatrist for exam, x-ray and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my ankle is broken or just sprained. Haden sprain had a sprained ankle once before but this feels different should I go to the emerg?

How can I tell if my ankle is broken or just sprained. Haden sprain had a sprained ankle once before but this feels different should I go to the emerg?

Hard to say : It can be difficult to tell the difference between an ankle that is sprained verses one that is broken, and if there is a doubt, i would certainly get checked. Signs that are more consistent with a fracture include inability to bear weight on the leg, but it is so difficult to tell that we usually need to get an xray unless it is a fairly mild sprain. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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In what way can I tell if my ankle i broken?

In what way can I tell if my ankle i broken?

Unless there is : A very significant deformity - you probably won't be able to. Medical evaluation combined with x-ray should provide that information. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my ankle is spraned or bronken i turned my ankle last sunday and it still hurts and it will be a week this sunday of when it happed

How can I tell if my ankle is spraned or bronken i turned my ankle last sunday and it still hurts and it will be a week this sunday of when it happed

There : There are only two ways of finding out if your ankle is broken: an x-ray, or asking superman. Since the odds are overwhelming in favor of #1, my best advice is to go to a podiatrist or orthopedist and get the thing x-rayed and find out for certain. It's important to treat an ankle fracture promptly and adequately, so don't delay. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

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How do I tell if my ankle is fractured or bruised?

How do I tell if my ankle is fractured or bruised?

X-rays differentiate: The only way to know for sure is evaluation by a physician to include x-rays. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my ankle has a fracture?

How can I tell if my ankle has a fracture?

X-rays: It is best determined if there are any fractures on radiographic examination. ...Read more

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How to tell if my ankle has a stress fracture?

How to tell if my ankle has a stress fracture?

Symptoms & imaging: Stress fractures usually cause pain, but may also cause swelling and discoloration. The nature of stress fractures can make them very hard to identify on x-rays, but some may be apparent based on their size or phase in healing. Larger stress fractures or those that have had some to start healing are often the ones that can be seen with x-ray. The most specific test for a stress fracture is a mri. ...Read more

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