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Swelling and bruise in ankle after hitting softball. X-ray required?

yes. my daughter was hit by a softball yesterday on her ankle, she had some swelling that went down after sometime, and now has a small bruise . she seems to be fine and has little to no discomfort (gave her advil ). This is not the first time this spot has been hit, with a diagnoses of a sprain , should i still have it x-ray? my concern is that it is always the same thing stay off for a couple of days and wear an ankle brace.
Asked On : Wed, 25 Jul 2012
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Yes, you can still make her wear brace as i do not think that it is something serious or needs any x ray. It would be ankle sprain. Apply ice and Diclofenac ointment. Avoid playing and jumping for some time.
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