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Can't afford xray, twisted foot, hurts to stand on but only minor swelling, no bruising, hurts to twist side to side but not up/down. what do I do?

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In brief: Foot/ankle sprain

The first thing you should do is: elevate the foot, apply an ice bag to the injuried area, then get an ace wrap and put it on snug from the toes to over the ankle.
Then after a meal, take 600mg to 800 mg of Ibuprofen (3 to 4 OTC ibuprofen) or 440mg of Aleve (naproxen) twice a day. Stay off the foot as much as possible for 2-3 days. If the pain is still present, you might have to see the Podiatrist.

In brief: Foot/ankle sprain

The first thing you should do is: elevate the foot, apply an ice bag to the injuried area, then get an ace wrap and put it on snug from the toes to over the ankle.
Then after a meal, take 600mg to 800 mg of Ibuprofen (3 to 4 OTC ibuprofen) or 440mg of Aleve (naproxen) twice a day. Stay off the foot as much as possible for 2-3 days. If the pain is still present, you might have to see the Podiatrist.
Dr. Randy Bernstein
Dr. Randy Bernstein
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Dr. Kathryn Ko
Neurosurgery

In brief: Understand

U may still need to get one if it gets worse.
In the mean time wear athletic flat shoes (no heels) reduce your activity to only whats necessary, no sports, dancing. apply ice to area and take some over the counter meds like ibuprofen for relief.

In brief: Understand

U may still need to get one if it gets worse.
In the mean time wear athletic flat shoes (no heels) reduce your activity to only whats necessary, no sports, dancing. apply ice to area and take some over the counter meds like ibuprofen for relief.
Dr. Kathryn Ko
Dr. Kathryn Ko
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