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I sprained my ankle 4 weeks ago but still have little swelling and pain when I walk or move my foot. How much time should it take to heal and how?

Depends on cause. It really depends on what happened. The best way to find out is with MRI. Ultrasound of the veins to make sure no post traumatic DVT is also necessary. Joint fluid and tendon or ligament damage can then be seen. Read more...
Simple ankle sprains. usually take 6-8 weeks to heal and that is if patients are in their brace or cast for the appropriate time and following all doctors orders. Take it easy and if you are concerned get a follow up with your doc in a couple weeks. Best wishes! Read more...

I have a high ankle sprain and my ankle is not in place it's 4 inches above the socket and my foot is turned to the right and I can't walk on it it been about 4 days now and the swelling is going down but not all the way is this normal?

See ankle specialist. Make sure no fracture or ligament tear. Will need x-rays and possibly MRI to assess degree of injury. Swelling may last days to months, depending on level of injury. If you can't walk, it sounds severe and needs treatment. Swelling going down is good but needs to be evaluated by specialist. Read more...
You need care. You need to be seen by a podiatrist for x-rays and /or MRI to see your damage then immobilization for 4-6 weeks with 3 point crutch walking for now and follow up with physical therapy. Read more...
If you are . Stating you have a dislocated ankle then you need to be seen by a doctor. You don't self treat this. Read more...

I sprained my ankle last week and the swelling still isn't down it is now purple on the top of my foot what's wrong?

Time. It can take up to 2-3 weeks for the swelling and discoloration to resolve. This is nothing abnormal. Try heat to help the body clear the selling and bruising. Read more...
Ankle Sprain. Have you seen anyone to have it checked. Need at least an x-ray to make sure there is no fracture. Use rice rest ice compression and elevation and get checked. Read more...

I sprained my ankle 4 weeks ago. There is still some mild swelling around my ankle & it's painful to extend my foot forwards and backwards.?

Still healing. It is important to remember that all sprained ankles are not the same. They are graded in terms of severity. Residual swelling is usually a sign of some remaining instability in of the injured structures. It is sometimes necessary to stabilize the ankle with some sort of ankle stabilization device for a longer time. You might seek the consul of a specialist and raise these concerns. Read more...
X-rays or not? . Have you seen a physician and had x-rays yet? The most common causes of persistent swelling after an ankle injury include a small fracture, bone bruising, ligament injury with continued inflammation and/or instability and failure to rehab the injury. If a fracture has been excluded, then avoid overuse, consider use of a brace and rehab the ankle, working on range of motion, strengthening & balance. Read more...

Sprained my ankle 6 weeks ago it still hurts a lot to run and kick a soccer ball it also hurts to walk there is also a bump+swelling what to do plez?

Time. It may take more time to heal, meaning more rest may be needed, however swelling is not normal and may indicate further pathology in your ankle. You may need advanced imaging to detect any joint damage. For now, try doing activities with a brace. Hope that helps. Read more...
Many possibilities. Some causes of painful “bumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. Read more...

I sprained my ankle 3 days ago, I can walk with some pain. There is some swelling and bruising also foot feels cold and tingeley. Do I need 2 c a doc?

It is a good idea. To go to the doctor and have him takes an x-ray on it and to be sure no other problem there especially you’re young. I have seen people how have high tolerance for pain they could have fractured and walk on it. Good luck. Read more...
Sprain. Elevate the ankle and ice the ankle from time to time. An ankle brace would help. Do some seated range of motion exercises such as clockwise and counterclockwise circles with the toes a couple of times a day. If pain persists, see a doctor. Read more...
Have it evaluated. Tingling or numbness may be a sign of nerve damage or compression. Have it evaluated by a professional. Read more...

I sprained my ankle a couple months so but the muscle on top of my foot still feels sore. Is this normal? What can I do to make it go away?

Rest. soft tissue injuries particularly in the ankle take several weeks to resolve. as long as you are continuing to improve I would continue your course of management work on your range of motion and strengthening you should continue to improve and expect resolution by 6 to 8 weeks. Read more...