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Sprained Ankle Not Healing
LESS PAIN/STABILITY: If a sprained ankle is healing properly, the pain and swelling should be decreasing daily. Also, people frequently say "it feels like my ankle is giving out." This is the feeling, a sense if you will, of instability. If you don't have these, it's probably coming along fine. Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a sprained ankle that is healing. What is this mush like tissue under my skin?
Yes: Anytime it flares up during a return to activity, it becomes 'acute' again which usually signifies inflammation. Ice is best for that. At that stage you can ice for 10 minutes then do a warm wet towel massage to the area to help move the fluid along as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained ankle getting worse and not healing. Swelling not staying down and I'm getting fatigued. Pain also getting worse and keeps cramping. Plz help?
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2 months ago I sprained my ankle and everything was healing up nicely, but then a week ago it started hurting again and now I can't bear weight on it?
Needs more time: you must let things heal fully. Stick to flat shoes, avoid sports and take it easy. If things do get better soon, speak to your doc about this. ...Read more
Ankle Sprain: RICE R - rest by limiting walking for the first few days I - ice, apply crushed ice wrapped in cloth (e.g. a tea towel) for 20mins at a time every 2 hours for the first 2-3 days. This will help to reduce swelling. C - compression bandaging, helps to support your ankle while walking but probably doesn't hasten recovery E - elevate your leg on a chair/couch for as much of the day as possible ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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