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Symptoms of sprained ankle vs. A fracture to worry about?

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In brief: Sprain vs fracture

Best to get a radiography and evaluation.
Your podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon will take care of this for you.

In brief: Sprain vs fracture

Best to get a radiography and evaluation.
Your podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon will take care of this for you.
Dr. Scott Shields
Dr. Scott Shields
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: Same symptoms

Pain, swelling, bruising, instability.

In brief: Same symptoms

Pain, swelling, bruising, instability.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Pain

Can be difficult to differentiate by symptoms alone.
Continued pain, swelling, deformity, inability to weight bear may indicate a fracture, but can also occur with a more severe sprain. Get examined by a specialist, and an xray may be required.

In brief: Pain

Can be difficult to differentiate by symptoms alone.
Continued pain, swelling, deformity, inability to weight bear may indicate a fracture, but can also occur with a more severe sprain. Get examined by a specialist, and an xray may be required.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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