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Had a severe ankle sprain with MASSIVE swelling > 6 wks ago. Pain not improved. No fracture. Still mod swollen. now pain in arch too. What is this?

Had a severe ankle sprain with MASSIVE swelling  > 6 wks ago. Pain not improved. No fracture. Still mod swollen. now pain in arch too. What is this?

See details: This is a severe sprain with the possibility of a fracture. Have the ankle evaluated and x rayed. Severe sprains are best tested with immobilization. ...Read more

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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I have sprained my ankle and now have small lumps appearing on my leg what could they be?

I have sprained my ankle and now have small lumps appearing on my leg what could they be?

Hmmm: Leg lumps or ankle lumps? Could be swelling in the tendon, vein rupture, ganglion cyst, etc, recommend having them evaluated by a professional foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle a week and a half ago. Today a lump on my shin appeared. It hurts to touch and is about 2 inches long. ?

I sprained my ankle a week and a half ago.  Today a lump on my shin appeared. It hurts to touch and is about 2 inches long.  ?

Without knowing if: ...you injured your shin at the same time, I can't tell you if the lump has anything to do with your ankle sprain. Bruising & swelling of the shin are particularly noticeable since there's so little "padding" between the shin bone and the skin. If you get more bruising or lumps on your shin or spontaneous bruises any where else, you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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I sprained ankle, front and side of right foot, had xray , hard lump and pain about level8.

I sprained ankle, front and side  of right foot, had xray , hard lump and pain about level8.

May need an MRI: In case of continues pain and swelling you may benefit with an MRI as you may have an underlying soft tissue or bony injury. ...Read more

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Two months with sprained ankle. It's VERY bad and getting worse. Veins are more prominent and my leg is swelling with a obvious lump two? Inches up

SEE A DOCTOR/ER. DVT: If it's getting worse, you must see a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon ASAP. Another concern; although it's been two months, do you have a DVT in your leg? The best course may be the emergency room, to rule out this DVT/blood clot. A DVT is a serious issue! Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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I got high ankle sprain, 4 weeks ago.Booted. My heel looks crooked big bump, swollen and brusing on opposite of ankle. More painfull. Stepping hurts.

I got high ankle sprain, 4 weeks ago.Booted. My heel looks crooked big bump, swollen and brusing on opposite of ankle. More painfull. Stepping hurts.

More than a sprain: Who diagnosed the high ankle sprain? A bump on the heel not usually associated with high ankle sprain. Pain and deformity in the back of the ankle suggests an achilles injury or even heel bone fracture. A true high ankle sprain should always be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon because sometimes they need surgery if the ligaments between the tibia and fibula are completely torn. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is an injury that results from excessive stretching of a ligament, which is a tough band that connects bone to bone and holds joints in place. Rapid swelling and pain ...Read more