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Is my ankle broken or just sprained? How do I tell the difference?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Xrays

The typical test to rule out fracture is with xray.

In brief: Xrays

The typical test to rule out fracture is with xray.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Xray

If you hurt to touch over the bone, it would be more likely that you have a fracture.
An xray will tell you for sure.

In brief: Xray

If you hurt to touch over the bone, it would be more likely that you have a fracture.
An xray will tell you for sure.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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