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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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How can I tell if my ankle has a stress fracture or if it's just sprained?

Location: If the pain is directly over a bone and there was no injury then there is a possibility of a stress fracture. If you rolled your ankle and hurt in front of the bone then it possible to be a sprain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if atorvastin causes puffy ankles?

Can you tell me if atorvastin causes puffy ankles?

I think potentially: Any medication can. If you noticed this happen after taking the medication, you can always under your docs guidance stop the medication and see if the ankle swelling stops. He other thing to consider is are you using brand or generic. Not, all medicines are the same even when the name is the same. Another words Lipitor (atorvastatin) and a generic version may not be identical. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could atorvastin cause puffy ankles?

Please tell me, could atorvastin cause puffy ankles?

Puffy ankles: Allergic reactions can cause swelling in different areas of the body but puffy ankles are unusual. Puffy ankles as a differerent manifestation of Atorvastatin are not listed in its side effects. ...Read more

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How can I tell if factored my ankle?

How can I tell if factored my ankle?

Tender at the back: Ankle sprains tend to be painful to touch over the front of the ankle bones while fractures are more likely to hurt pressure is applied to the back of the bones. Also, if you're able to walk (albeit with a limp) it's highly unlikely that it is fractured. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why I have my ankle pain?

Can you tell me why I have my ankle pain?

More Information: More information is required in order to address this. See a foot and ankle specialist (podiatrist) and describe the nature of the pain, when it started, whether there was an injury, and any other factors you can relate. ...Read more

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How can you tell if an ankle is sprained?

How can you tell if an ankle is sprained?

Ankle sprain: Swelling and pain are the first signs of an ankle sprain. It is more common to sprain the outside part of the ankle rather than inside, back, or front. Swelling generally occurs around the area of sprain and bruising may be present too. Getting it checked out by your pcp or referred for further evaluation for severity and treatment. ...Read more

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How can you tell if ankle is sprained or broken?

How can you tell if ankle is sprained or broken?

X-ray to be sure: Unless there is an obvious deformity you may not be able to tell the difference with the naked eye. While a sprain is an injury to the ligaments of the ankle, and a fracture is damage to the bone; strains of muscles and tendons are also possible. In any case, common symptoms may be pain, limited strength/ motion, swelling, and/ or bruising. Have an x-ray to be sure! ...Read more

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What can you do to tell if you've sprained your ankle?

Pain and swelling: Pain and swelling will be your first symptoms and this can sometimes result in an inability to walk. See if you can get in with a foot and ankle specialist to have it thoroughly checked for any other issues besides just a sprain. ...Read more

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