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I "sprained" my ankle 6 weeks ago, I still can't be on it for a long time, still can't fully rotate it without pain. When should I see a specialist?

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Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Now

Go to see an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible.
Ankle sprains usually do not take that long to heal.

In brief: Now

Go to see an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible.
Ankle sprains usually do not take that long to heal.
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Dr. Janet Roberto
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ankle sprain

I would ask if you have had an X-ray yet? If still struggling this long for sure I would seek an evaluation with Primary Care Provider who can determine if an x-ray is needed.
OFTEN though.. a sprain can take a while to heal.

In brief: Ankle sprain

I would ask if you have had an X-ray yet? If still struggling this long for sure I would seek an evaluation with Primary Care Provider who can determine if an x-ray is needed.
OFTEN though.. a sprain can take a while to heal.
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