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What are some signs of a hairline fracture in your ankle?

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In brief: Pain & Swelling

The symptoms of a hairline/occult fracture include persistent pain, swelling and difficulty walking and standing on the ankle.
These can also be small enough that they are not revealed on normal x-rays. If these persist longer than your doctor indicated for a sprain, additional testing such as an MRI or bone scan might need to be considered. Good luck.

In brief: Pain & Swelling

The symptoms of a hairline/occult fracture include persistent pain, swelling and difficulty walking and standing on the ankle.
These can also be small enough that they are not revealed on normal x-rays. If these persist longer than your doctor indicated for a sprain, additional testing such as an MRI or bone scan might need to be considered. Good luck.
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In brief: Several

Swelling, pain, redness, warmth.

In brief: Several

Swelling, pain, redness, warmth.
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