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I have sprain foot .I fell down in the stairs.?

I have sprain foot .I fell down in the stairs.?

Maybe: It is possible that after falling down the stairs you could have sprained something in your foot. A physician would have to see your foot to be sure you didn't break one of the bones in your foot. If there is something else you would like to know, please ask! ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-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


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My foot was forced to point hard while falling down stairs. It felt crunchy in the Achilles area and the pain is constant. Could it be sprained?

My foot was forced to point hard while falling down stairs. It felt crunchy in the Achilles area and the pain is constant. Could it be sprained?

Yes: More likely you ruptured the Plantaris tendon which is a "violin string" like vestigial tendon running UNDER the Achilles In any case Ice Elevation first 48 hours then Heat and elevation. If there is bruising this will confirm this online Diagnosis Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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So I fell down the stairs at my mother's house, and I heard my bones crack and pop in my right foot. Is it sprained or broken? It hurts when I walk.

So I fell down the stairs at my mother's house, and I heard my bones crack and pop in my right foot. Is it sprained or broken? It hurts when I walk.

Get a X-ray: If you heard a crack and you can not put a lot of weight on your foot. If your foot iis bruised and swollen, it would be prudent to get your foot X-rayed to see if you fractured your foot. ...Read more

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Fell down stairs, was seen. Said I have a sprain. Bottom and top of foot hurt. Shin where I have carpet burn feels warm to touch and numb. No xray.

Fell down stairs, was seen. Said I have a sprain. Bottom and top of foot hurt. Shin where I have carpet burn feels warm to touch and numb. No xray.

Be patient: It sounds like you have a bad sprain and some associated numbness where you got the rug burn, and most likely had some superficial nerves damaged in the scrape. If the rug burn starts to get redder and spread, the warmth gets worse, it starts to drain pus, than it may be getting infected, so seek help again in that case. Otherwise, time will heal your wounds. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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I fell down the stairs and sprained my ankle. What can I do for this?

I fell down the stairs and sprained my ankle. What can I do for this?

Being : Evaluated by a doctor would be a good idea. Ice to the ankle, rest, compression, elevation and an ankle brace would be a good idea as well. ...Read more

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Fell down stairs, sprain ankle and soar back and tailbone . can friend travel?

Fell down stairs, sprain ankle and soar back and tailbone . can friend travel?

Fell down stairs: Did your friend get a medical evaluation? Falling down stairs can cause significant injury. If there are no fractures or other injuries requiring treatment, traveling and other activities can probably be resumed as tolerated. ...Read more

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Can i sprain my ankle by falling down a flight of stairs?

Can i sprain my ankle by falling down a flight of stairs?

Yes: The bigger question is did you fall down the stairs or ar you asking to find out if you can? You can sprain or break the ankle or do much worse. If you did fall, then get treatment by seeing an orthopaedic doctor or podiatrist. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle badly last night after falling down the stairs. How can I best manage the pain ?

I sprained my ankle badly last night after falling down the stairs. How can I best manage the pain ?

RICE: Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation. Also oral anti inflammatory like Aleve (naproxen) with food. If symptoms persist or worsen after 48 hrs seek medical evaluation and X-ray to rule out a stress fracture ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

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