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After rolling my ankle a few days ago there is a dull pain and a little discoloration and I don't really want to go to the doctor what should I do?
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: RICE
Rice stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation.
Fairly good ankle braces are available over-the-counter. Discoloration comes from bleeding, either from a torn ligament or a fracture, so don't underestimate this injury. If improving quickly, then home rehab. Focused on range of motion, strengthening and balance are important. Rehab. Programs may be found online on quality medical sites.

In brief: RICE
Rice stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation.
Fairly good ankle braces are available over-the-counter. Discoloration comes from bleeding, either from a torn ligament or a fracture, so don't underestimate this injury. If improving quickly, then home rehab. Focused on range of motion, strengthening and balance are important. Rehab. Programs may be found online on quality medical sites.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Move
At this point, ice, stretch it while leg elevated and don't baby it.
See doctor if not better after 10-14 days.

In brief: Move
At this point, ice, stretch it while leg elevated and don't baby it.
See doctor if not better after 10-14 days.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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