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What should I do about my right ankle it is swollen and hurts badly to put pressure on the right ankle.

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: RICE it.

The swelling and pain you are having should tell you that your ankle is sick.
You must rest, elevate and apply ice compression to your ankle. Use crutches if you are able. Make an appointment to see your family doctor or go directly to a specialist.

In brief: RICE it.

The swelling and pain you are having should tell you that your ankle is sick.
You must rest, elevate and apply ice compression to your ankle. Use crutches if you are able. Make an appointment to see your family doctor or go directly to a specialist.
Dr. Scott Keith
Dr. Scott Keith
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See doc.

If you have not had any significant trauma to your ankle you should see someone.
The list of things that can do this is long and includes some things that need treatment sooner rather than later.

In brief: See doc.

If you have not had any significant trauma to your ankle you should see someone.
The list of things that can do this is long and includes some things that need treatment sooner rather than later.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. MARTIN Girling
Wound care

In brief: Sprain?

Why is it swollen? Trauma sprain injury? Both ankles, or just the right (could be venous) I suggest NO warm water soaks like momma said.
I've for first 3-7 days then contrast baths. Ice water soaks for one min followed by warm water soaks for 3 min back to Ice one min repeat for 20 min three times a day.

In brief: Sprain?

Why is it swollen? Trauma sprain injury? Both ankles, or just the right (could be venous) I suggest NO warm water soaks like momma said.
I've for first 3-7 days then contrast baths. Ice water soaks for one min followed by warm water soaks for 3 min back to Ice one min repeat for 20 min three times a day.
Dr. MARTIN Girling
Dr. MARTIN Girling
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