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Sprained Ankle Yesterday
Sprained ankle yesterday. No swelling. Pain to walk.Am on walking vacation now and really want to participate.Can I bandage it and go walk with others?
Sprained ankle: If you are in pain, see a doctor. Don't continue to walk on an injury. In Europe, the Pharmacist is a doctor and they can direct you to a specialist if needed. You should be using crutches to off load the ankle. Use ice, elevate and wrap up your ankle with athletic tape. But use the crutches to off weight bear the ankle. On cruise ships, they can take X-rays and they have crutches too. ...Read more
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
Sprained ankle yesterday. Today vein near the sprain is bulging and is blue. Does this put me at risk for DVT?
How would I know?
Some elevated risk.: Recent studies have shown that even seemingly "minor" injuries can increase the possibility of developing DVT in the lower extremity. Other considerations are age, mobility and general health. It is important to be aware of the potential problem and watch for the symptoms of clot formation. Consult with a physician if you have any suspicion of this potentially catastrophic condition. ...Read more
16 week post low fib fx and ankle Sprain. Running yesterday and had sudden sharp pain. Today bruised & swollen, diff walking. Could be Reinjury?
Yes: Could be reinjury or new injury. Probably should go see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Help i sprained my ankle yesterday, and it's hurting like crazy right now. Is there anything that can help?
I sprained my ankle yesterday due to a fall, & it was swollen & painful for about 12 hours. Today it is still very swollen, but there is NO pain....
I sprained my ankle yesterday and i've been applying ice and taking pain killers but its not really helping.
Hello I sprained my ankle yesterday and when I walk it or put pressure on it I begin to feel nauseous?
I have track and Field tomorrow. I sprained my ankle yesterday afternoon. Will i be able to participate? I bought a brace and the pain is going down.
I'll vote "No": Probably, there will be a range of opinion. Those who can exam you will have an advantage, but to optimize your sporting future, I'd urge rest and healing. Discuss it w/ your superiors and Dr. Short term gain can lead to long term loss. Be careful and win in the long run! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was playing basketball and caused a minor sprain on my ankle yesterday and I have a baseball try-out tomorrow how do I heal it quick ?
RICE, RICE, baby: You can't speed up the biology of healing, but rest, ice regularly (20min every hour), gently place an ace wrap on your ankle, and keep your ankle elevated higher than your heart as much as possible. One day may not be enough time to recover but will give you best chance. When you do go back, use an ankle brace with laces and crisscrossing straps for added support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 month in on recovery of sprained ankle. Did some exercises for ankle yesterday and swelling came back with slight pain. What does this mean?
Rest: 4 weeks may not be enough time for complete healing before starting therapy. 6-8 wks is typically the amount of time it takes to heal a sprain if immobilized. Even with complete healing, scar tissue develops and can contribute to swelling on and off for months during rehab. Check with your physician in person for proper rehabilitation! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell & sprained ankle from 4ft drop. (No fx.) 6 wks later, still swollen & achy. Yesterday pain was severe to touch & movement. Today achy again. N?
When will the pain of a mild grade 1 ankle sprain go away? It happened on wednesday. I played lacrosse yesterday with it braced and it was a pester
I went to the ER yesterday afternoon with a sprained ankle. is it normal for the swelling to have increase and my foot to have gone blue and purple?
Yes there is bleedin: The purple means that there’s been bleeding and tearing in the tissue. This is characteristic. You would told you will need ice, you will need to splint or even cast depending on the evaluation. I assume they said to ice it for the first 36 to 48 hours , elevate it and after that you can use heat ...Read more
Sprained ankle month ago, never saw dr but xray no break . Yesterday played soccer and it swelled up and cant put weight on it today. Ortho? Boot?
See orthopedist: It sounds as though you had a significant sprain a month ago. Another possibility is there was a fracture that was very subtle and not seen on the x-ray you had. Either way you need to follow up with a specialist for evaluation. In the meantime, ice, elevate and use a compression wrap. ...Read more
Many possibilities: R.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Immobilization with a splint or brace may be of benefit in the initial phase of recovery. Oral anti-inflammatory medication may help with the pain and swelling. Once improved, mobilization and physical therapy can help restore strength and function. Healing times may vary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"RICE": Rest, ice, compression and elevation. But not for more than 48 hours. If your pain and swelling persists after that, you need to be seen by a doctor. A word of caution with the advil: if you have a fracture, continually taking anti-inflammatory medication will delay fracture healing. It's ok to take 1 or 2 every other day or so, but until you know you don't have a fracture, don't load up on them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer