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What are the symptoms of an ankle fracture?

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Dr. Oliver Wang
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Unable to walk

Swelling and bruising also are signs.
Some stress fractures or chip fractures can take weight but displaced fractures are too painful and unstable to walk on.

In brief: Unable to walk

Swelling and bruising also are signs.
Some stress fractures or chip fractures can take weight but displaced fractures are too painful and unstable to walk on.
Dr. Oliver Wang
Dr. Oliver Wang
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Xrays

The most telling way is to obtain ankle x-rays to visualize the fracture or lack thereof.
Sometimes, if there remains suspicion in the presence of 'negative' films or if a stress fracture is suspected, specialized exams may be ordered to see if a fracture exists.

In brief: Xrays

The most telling way is to obtain ankle x-rays to visualize the fracture or lack thereof.
Sometimes, if there remains suspicion in the presence of 'negative' films or if a stress fracture is suspected, specialized exams may be ordered to see if a fracture exists.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pain

Pain: on weight bearing,point tenderness when you touch the bone Swelling with or without bruise Deformity of the ankle

In brief: Pain

Pain: on weight bearing,point tenderness when you touch the bone Swelling with or without bruise Deformity of the ankle
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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