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Rolled ankle, unable to walk, swelling, low body temperature, shaking. Treatment?

I rolled my ankle last night and I was walking on it until the pain was Bearable, this was at about 11:00 pm last night so I went to bed and I woke up and the pain was so bad. I can t fully walk on it and it feels like I m going to roll it again. It s very swollen. After I rolled it I felt very sick and my whole body temperature dropped, I felt cold and I was shaking. Should I get this checked out or should I let this heal itself
Asked On : Sun, 19 Aug 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for your query.
From description it seems to be soft tissue injury or ligament injury .
You need an x-ray to rule out any bony injury.
I suggest you to consult an orthopaedician nearby for a detailed examination. You may get the X-ray of the area affected under his/her guidance.Beside icing and elevating it, you can take anti-inflammatory drug like motrin to reduce pain and inflammation. Avoid putting weight and rest well.

I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Take care
Answered: Thu, 27 Mar 2014
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