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Ankle sprain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi, I was running today and my ankle
Doctor :   ok
User :   made a pop sound
Doctor :   ok
User :   and now it hurts to walk on it
Doctor :   is there any swelling or pain at the site of ankle
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes there is pain and a little swelling
User :   what should i do?
Doctor :   then u need to consult an orthopedician and get xray of ankle joint
User :   ok what might be worng?
Doctor :   it could ankle sprain
User :   ok
Doctor :   in worst case hair line fracture of ankle
User :   oh
User :   i see
Doctor :   clinical examination followed by xray will
Doctor :   \
User :   ok so what do i do for now?
Doctor :   for pain relief, apply ice packs
Doctor :   and to reduce swelling

Doctor :   for pain relief u can take paracetamol
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