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Huge bruise ankle tripped. Can walk and run. It is swollen is it broken?

Huge bruise ankle tripped. Can walk and run. It is swollen is it broken?

Probably Not: If you can walk and run with out pain, it probably is not broken. To make sure you would need an x-ray. ...Read more

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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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After being kicked in the ankle going for the soccer ball my ankle/foot hurt it is slightly swollen but no bruising is it broken thank you?

After being kicked in the ankle going for the soccer ball my ankle/foot hurt it is slightly swollen but no bruising is it broken thank you?

Can't tell: We can't tell 100% without an x-ray. If it is only swollen a little, you can bear weight and there is no bruising it is unlikely that there is a fractured bone. The only way to be sure is to have an x-ray done. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle a mounth ago went to ER not broken now there is a hard bump infront of ankle bone what is it ankle still swollen can only walk?

I sprained my ankle a mounth ago went to ER not broken now there is a hard bump infront of ankle bone what is it ankle still swollen can only walk?

Scar tissue: There may be a scar tissue from your sprained ankle if not properly immobilized or treated. Glad to hear there isn't a broken bone or fracture, but scar tissue from an ankle sprain can have residual swelling and pain. You may need further treatment and advanced imaging (MRI) to determine other possible pathologies present. Hope this helps , best of luck! ...Read more

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I twisted my ankle it is swollen and bruised..I can walk in it but it still hurts cld it be broken?

I twisted my ankle it is swollen and bruised..I can walk in it but it still hurts cld it be broken?

Ankle sprain.: Yes it is quite possible to have associated small ( or chip ) fracture with it. An x-ray of the ankle will help exclude a fracture. ...Read more

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Tripped over my bed and the bones behind my big toe were throbbing and sore to touch and there a big bruise but it doesn't hurt to walk is it broken?

Tripped over my bed and the bones behind my big toe were throbbing and sore to touch and there a big bruise but it doesn't hurt to walk is it broken?

Possibly: It could be broken, sprained or contused. The myth that one can't walk on a broken bone is just that;a myth. Go get an -ray, rest, ice, elevate, compress and take otc advil, tylenol (acetaminophen) etc until you are properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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How long it take for swelling and bruising to go away from broken toe/foot? Tripped and bent big toe all way back. Is it broken.

How long it take for swelling and bruising to go away from broken toe/foot? Tripped and bent big toe all way back. Is it broken.

A few weeks: It depends on how extensive the injury was. Bruising can last around 3 weeks for most people, and swelling a bit longer. If your swelling is more extensive than your doctor led you to believe after 4-5 weeks, discuss this with them. ...Read more

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Landed on a foot playing basketball and ankle made a pop sound and it hurt later that night, no swelling and it hurts bad to walk. sprained or broken?

Landed on a foot playing basketball and ankle made a pop sound and it hurt later that night, no swelling and it hurts bad to walk. sprained or broken?

Need eval: Without seeing you unable to tell. The fact that you have pain with walking is not a good sign. Best to see doctor for evaluation. Ice as much as possible to reduce pain and inflammation. Use OTC Ibuprofen or Naproxen for pain relief. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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A stool fell on my foot and I can't walk and it is bruised , swollen when I touch it , it hurts is it broken? Or sprained badly?

A stool fell on my foot and I can't walk and it is bruised , swollen when I touch it , it hurts is it broken? Or sprained badly?

Painful injured: foot may be broken but you will need xrays to find out, this was you can be properly treated for best healing outcome. ...Read more

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I can walk but my foot is red and throbbing is it broken?

I can walk but my foot is red and throbbing is it broken?

Ddi (didanosine) you injure it?: It will require an x-ray to confirm if there is a fracture. ...Read more

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Help my ankle is swollen is it broken or just sprained it kind of hurts when i walk on it but the pain is not that bad?

Help my ankle is swollen is it broken or just sprained it kind of hurts when i walk on it but the pain is not that  bad?

Need x-rays : You'd need plain films to determine if your ankle is broken, if you're still able to walk on it with minimal pain than the x-rays would be futile since the management would not change. You could have a fracture without ankle instability and this would be stable for you to walk on. If you are concerned that it may be broken, I would encourage you to see a doc and get images. ...Read more

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I hurt my ankle during softball and it is swollen and looking like it is bruised by my heel a bit. Is there anything i can do to heal it faster?

I hurt my ankle during softball and it is swollen and looking like it is bruised by my heel a bit. Is there anything i can do to heal it faster?

R.I.C.E.: Rest, ice, compression, elevation (r.I.C.E.). This is most likely a sprain. Bruising patterns about the outside of the heel is common with a sprain, but can occur with a fracture. How long ago did this happen? Seek medical attention if no improvement in symptoms over a 1 week period. Try wearing an ankle brace for now and limit your activity. Physical therapy may be ordered per your physician. ...Read more

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I was dancing and my ankle cracked there is no swelling and it hurt when i bend it is it a fracture?

I was dancing and my ankle cracked there is no swelling and it hurt when i bend it is it a fracture?

Go get examined: It is important that this get examined and the doc will probably order xrays to rule out a fracture. That's the only way you will know. Don't delay proper treatment if you want to get back to dancing :-). ...Read more

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Is it okay that my broken ankle hurt in walking cast?

Broken ankle: If it hurts in your cast , see the physician that put the cast on it. He/she would want you to make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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My ankle got hit and now it is a little swollen, i can walk but there is some pain and, there is broken blood vessels on my ankle bone.What is it?

My ankle got hit and now it is a little swollen, i can walk but there is some pain and, there is broken blood vessels on my ankle bone.What is it?

See a Doctor.: You need to make an appt with a podiatrist or orthopaedist. An x-ray will probably be ordered. You should apply ice 20min on 20 min off for the first 48 hrs, and rest the affected ankle. ...Read more

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Is it ok to walk on a sprained ankle?

Is it ok to walk on a sprained ankle?

Gentle pressure: Be aware that if the ligaments are totally ruptured, ambulation is not recommended. The ligament tear (sprain) in varying degrees. If the ankle is unstable, the ligaments may be totally separated, in that case you do don't want to put pressure on the ankle. ...Read more

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Fell done stairs hurt ankle it's sore to touch its bruised and swollen i'm limping on it i was wondering if it is a sprain or something elselike fract?

Fell done stairs hurt ankle it's sore to touch its bruised and swollen i'm limping on it i was wondering if it is a sprain or something elselike fract?

Either fracture or s: If you are limping and the ankle is swollen and bruised, you need an x ray to determine if their is a fracture or it is a soft tissue injury, like a sprain. Treatrment for these entities is different so diagnosis is very important ...Read more

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Sports injury... How bad does it look. Right ankle, underneath my ankle bone is swollen and bruised?

Sports injury... How bad does it look. Right ankle, underneath my ankle bone is swollen and bruised?

Need xam & images: C an orthopedist 4 this. Without a hands on xam, & images the extent of the injury can not B made. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

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Bruising (Definition)

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