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I was going down the steps and turned my foot.It felt like something pulled.It's on the top of my foot to the ankle.I can't put any pressure on it.

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Dr. James Burns
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In brief: If there is

Bruising on the lateral ankle with swelling and you absolutely can't tolerate any pressure you may need x-ray, but typically just the anterior tibio-fibular ligament is sprained and only requires ice, elevation and early mobilization with bracing.
Best to have your doctor or a good urgent care doctor take a look.

In brief: If there is

Bruising on the lateral ankle with swelling and you absolutely can't tolerate any pressure you may need x-ray, but typically just the anterior tibio-fibular ligament is sprained and only requires ice, elevation and early mobilization with bracing.
Best to have your doctor or a good urgent care doctor take a look.
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