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2 days ago I stepped in a hole on the street and hurt my ankle it is still very swollen but doesn't hurt that much. How can I bring the swell down?

2 days ago I stepped in a hole on the street and hurt my ankle it is still very swollen but doesn't hurt that much. How can I bring the swell down?

Swollen ankle: fill two buckets with water . one hot from the tap and the other cold with ice. Soak 30 seconds hot then immediately soak 30 seconds cold. Then repeat one or two more times. Do this two or three times a day and the swelling will decrease quickly. ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen after I badly rolled it on Tuesday, but it doesn't hurt, so can I run on it tomorrow?

My ankle is swollen after I badly rolled it on Tuesday, but it doesn't hurt, so can I run on it tomorrow?

Do this test: Let's assume you injured your left ankle. Stand on your right foot and hop to the right three times, going as far as you can with each hop. Stop at the landing spot after the third hop and change to stand on just your left foot. Now hop to the left three times as far as you can. If you cannot get to your starting point with the injured side, don't run. If you do run, wear an ankle support brace. ...Read more

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My fathers ankle has been swollen for over a few weeks, he says it doesn't hurt but it looks as if it is out of place. What can it possibly be?

My fathers ankle has been swollen for over a few weeks, he says it doesn't hurt but it looks as if it is out of place. What can it possibly be?

Read below: The swelling may be due to a mild ankle sprain, lymphedema ( swelling of the lymp nodes to the area) or the veins not being efficient to drain the swelling out of the area, or possibly a soft tissue growth. See your doctor or podiatrist for a more definitive answer. ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen didn't sprain it and it doesn't hurt?

My ankle is swollen didn't sprain it and it doesn't hurt?

Swollen Ankles: Many things can cause ankle swelling from hypertension, to medications, vascular issues, too much alcohol etc. This is some thing that needs to be seen to diagnose to give better answer. ...Read more

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A couple months about I tripped and sprained my ankle. It doesn't hurt anymore but my ankle is always swollen/ larger than my left one. What do I do?

A couple months about I tripped and sprained my ankle. It doesn't hurt anymore but my ankle is always swollen/ larger than my left one. What do I do?

Damaged goods.: A "couple" of months may not be enough time for your ankle to heal sufficiently enough for swelling to no longer be present. Sprains can cause soft tissue damage that in turn makes the ankle somewhat unstable. The swelling is a mechanism to deal with this. An ankle brace, heat and elevation may speed things along. To remove all doubt, have your ankle examined by a specialist. ...Read more

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I have swollen ankles and ones bruised but it doesn't hurt. Should i just leave it alone?

Chronic issues: This could be from the venous insufficiency - check with a vascular surgeon or a podiatrist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen but i didn't hurt some possiblilities of how my ankle is swollen all of a sudden?

Many reasons.....: Sudden swelling of any joint without injury may be caused by many things. It is best to get a consultation, x-rays, circulation tests, etc. Common causes are gout and tendonitis. Again, it is best to get a consultation correlating history and physical findings. Good luck! ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen and it hurts to walk on it. It didn't hurt this morning but now it hurts. What's wrong with it?

Need evaluation: Your ankle needs to be evaluated by a podiatrist with x-rays and clinical examination. You could have a arthritic ankle, cyst or overuse syndrome. You need to find out to prevent further damage. ...Read more

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I was playing basket ball and I was kicked above my ankle an it's swollen and when I touch it it hurts?

Ankle pain: Consider contusion, sprain, strain, fracture. See orthopedic doc & get X-ray to check for possible fracture. ...Read more