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2 days ago I stepped in a hole on the street and hurt my ankle it is still very swollen but doesn't hurt that much. How can I bring the swell down?

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In brief: Swollen ankle

fill two buckets with water .
one hot from the tap and the other cold with ice. Soak 30 seconds hot then immediately soak 30 seconds cold. Then repeat one or two more times. Do this two or three times a day and the swelling will decrease quickly.

In brief: Swollen ankle

fill two buckets with water .
one hot from the tap and the other cold with ice. Soak 30 seconds hot then immediately soak 30 seconds cold. Then repeat one or two more times. Do this two or three times a day and the swelling will decrease quickly.
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