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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?

Possible: Particularly if it's a break in the fibula, or smaller bone in the lower leg, you could walk on it even if it is broken. The only way to be sure it's not is to get it x-rayed. ...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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My ankle bone kills after i ran a week of cross country and still hirys to walk and run on, also its swollen and bruised. What is it?

My ankle bone kills after i ran a week of cross country and still hirys to walk and run on, also its swollen and bruised. What is it?

See a doctor: If you have pain, swelling and bruising and if it is not improving you want to have it checked out. Perhaps the cartilage in your ankle joint got irritated, or you may have strained ligaments. You want to make sure you do not have a stress fracture- x-rays and other diagnostic tests can help determine that. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am in cross country and for the last 5 days the bone under my ankle bone hurts and is swollen and bruised. What could it be. And also it hurts to walk and run on it.

I am in cross country and for the last 5 days the bone under my  ankle bone hurts and is swollen and bruised. What could it be. And also it hurts to walk and run on it.

Sprain/strain/stress: Running can cause micro -trauma in the form of ankle strains/sprains or stress fractures. The next step is to stop running, ice it (30 min on/30 min. Off) and get seen. Initial xrays may be negative so additional imaging may be needed (e.g. Mri or bone scan). ...Read more

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My ankle is throbing in pain and it really hurts to move it but it isnt swollen or bruised can't walk on it can't move it

My ankle is throbing in pain and it really hurts to move it but it isnt swollen or bruised can't walk on it can't move it

There : There are a host of issues that can cause ankle pain. Unfortunately, I have no specific information regarding injury, onset, duration or any medical history, so i'm unable to give you any specific advice. Of course, the best advice i can give you is to see a podiatrist or orthopedist, who can certainly give you a better answer by examining you than i can here. Good luck. ...Read more

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I twisted my ankle, its bruised, swollen and i can't walk? Is it broken?

I twisted my ankle, its bruised, swollen and i can't walk? Is it broken?

Possibly: You absolutely need to have your ankle evaluated for a fracture. A fracture can only be determined from a xray and evaluation by your doctor. See a foot/ankle specialist immediately before you do more harm to your ankle. ...Read more

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I was running and twisted my ankle in hole felt cracking as I fell immediatly swelled 2 days icing it still swallon&bruised can walk on it now ?

I was running and twisted my ankle in hole felt cracking as I fell immediatly swelled 2 days icing it still swallon&bruised can walk on it now ?

Ankle sprain/fractur: You need to do a plain xray of left ankle asap. In the meantime follow remedies which is RICE - ( Rest, ice, compression, elevation). You can apply cold compression, elastic bandage , take advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen) as well for pain relief. ...Read more

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I hit my ankle hard of a metal rim that was on a spinning roundabout(park) swollen bruising can walk on it with a banged wat could i have done ???

Bruise/tear: You could have bruised the muscle or torn a ligament or tendon. If the pain is not severe then keeping a bandage on it and propping it up when you can may help keep the swelling down. If it is very painful you may need to get an xray to make sure you did not chip a bone. I hope it is better soon. ...Read more

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got my ankle caught between a bed frame and a mattress a few weeks ago. It is still bruised and swollen. no pain unless pushed on and i can walk fine

got my ankle caught between a bed frame and a mattress a few weeks ago. It is still bruised and swollen. no pain unless pushed on and i can walk fine

You need an xray: You could have a small fracture. It is not uncommon for ankle fractures to remain swollen and bruised for weeks. And, for us to keep doing our normal things on them! You should have an X-ray to determine if a fracture is there and if any extra support is needed while healing completes. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more