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How long does a sprained ankle remain swollen?

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In brief: See below

Can take several months.

In brief: See below

Can take several months.
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In brief: Sprained ankle

A sprained ankle depends on what grade it was given.
Thier are 4 grades of an ankle sprain. The first two grades require no surgery, an ankle brace for 2 weeks for grade 1. Grade 2 might require longer immoblization with brace. Grade 3 rarely is surgery but cam boot is usually necssary with an orthotic placed in the boot for 6 to 8 weeks. Grade 4 has a more dispostion for surgical correction.

In brief: Sprained ankle

A sprained ankle depends on what grade it was given.
Thier are 4 grades of an ankle sprain. The first two grades require no surgery, an ankle brace for 2 weeks for grade 1. Grade 2 might require longer immoblization with brace. Grade 3 rarely is surgery but cam boot is usually necssary with an orthotic placed in the boot for 6 to 8 weeks. Grade 4 has a more dispostion for surgical correction.
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