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What are symptoms of broken ankle bones compared to just a bad sprain?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Both hearts
The symptoms of both pain and deformity discolored skin, but when you examine the person with broken bones he will have tenderness were the bone broken were is no ligament, of course the x-ray will help.
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In brief: Both hearts
The symptoms of both pain and deformity discolored skin, but when you examine the person with broken bones he will have tenderness were the bone broken were is no ligament, of course the x-ray will help.
Good luck.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Collin Ball
Podiatry
In brief: Get an xray
Pain with direct pressure on the bone vs the ligament both will give pain, swellng, difficulty walking get an xray.

In brief: Get an xray
Pain with direct pressure on the bone vs the ligament both will give pain, swellng, difficulty walking get an xray.
Dr. Collin Ball
Dr. Collin Ball
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Dr. Jerry Miles
Podiatry
In brief: Break vs Sprain
It is often difficult to tell if you have a bad sprain or fracture without x-rays and sometimes mri.
Push with your fingers directly on the bone, then press on the tissue at the end of the bone? Bone pain may indicate fracture. It would be advisable to see a doctor and at least get x-rays done. Untreated breaks, or ligament damage can cause long term damage.

In brief: Break vs Sprain
It is often difficult to tell if you have a bad sprain or fracture without x-rays and sometimes mri.
Push with your fingers directly on the bone, then press on the tissue at the end of the bone? Bone pain may indicate fracture. It would be advisable to see a doctor and at least get x-rays done. Untreated breaks, or ligament damage can cause long term damage.
Dr. Jerry Miles
Dr. Jerry Miles
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