Swelling of right ankle and foot due to old sprain. Swelling not subsiding.

Any pain? Did the swelling ever go away after the initial injury or it never did? These are important points......

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I had sprained my right ankle 12 weeks ago. Till now it's still swollen but the pain had subsided alot. Juz puzzled at why the swelling had persisted?

Sprained ankle. It must have been a severe injury to the ligaments. Consider an xray of the ankle, anti inflammatory medication and visit to physiotherapist if you are still concerned. Read more...
Swollen ankle. If there is no more pain and good strength then you most likely have scar / fibrous tissue around the strained ligament. This causes the persistent swelling. Physio and some friction treatment should reduce the swelling. Rehabilitation is just as important as pain relief for any injury. Read more...
Ligament injury . Suggest ultrasound of ankle to determine degree of ligament injury.
Treatment dependent on result
- if minor then anti inflammatories and Moon boot
- if moderate to severe suggest Orthopedic consult. Read more...

14 mos since a grade 3 sprain in right ankle and still have bruising and slight swelling around top of my ankle, is something still wrong?

Yes. Continued pain more than a year after a sprain can be a sign of other more serious problems. Read more...
THe good news is . You didn't say you had pain. I would advise you to wear some form of compressive anklet to minimize the swelling. Ice it when you can and elevate your feet when at rest. A grade 3 sprain is on the severe side and discoloration is not usual, nor is slight swelling. Read more...