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Swelling above the ankle after a fall. Have stabbing pain. What is happening?

I fell from the stair about 6 months ago. Hurt my ankle but I can walk just fine. There was a swelling above the ankle but now it's all completely gone but when I touch the spot, the skin feels just fine while the hand's touch to the skin feels thick. I used to felt stabbing pain all of a sudden after I stand too long. The pain felt like bug's bite. What happened??
Asked On : Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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The stabbing pain in the area of fall is likely to be due to a bone injury in the area. This needs a direct examination and an X-ray to confirm the diagnosis. Till then avoid weight bearing on the foot.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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