Have it evaluated.
Swelling may last a long time following a foot or ankle injury.
An x-ray can show if there is an underlying fracture
. The x-rays may be falsely negative initially in cases of small stress
fractures. You may have a soft tissue injury
if it is just a sprain
and may have damaged the muscle, tendon, or ligaments in the area. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
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