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Pain caused due to strain in ankle - 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
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have sprained my ankle n it is swollen a little...but i can walk....
User :   only hurts when i twist my foot or sumthing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ill help you
Doctor :   wen di d this happen
User :   tell me wat to do pls...
User :   i need to get my foot better...
Doctor :   you have top immobilise the joint]
User :   as soon as possible...
User :   how to immobilise ?
Doctor :   and dont move or
Doctor :   exert the
Doctor :   joint
Doctor :   so that you keep i tin complete rest
User : means i cant walk?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   not till tommorow
User :   ok.....n wat else do i need to do to nurse my foot ?
Doctor :   do you hsve too much of poain
Doctor :   havre you aplied any med
Doctor :   bandage
User :   apply sumthing or hot water compress ?
Doctor :   consulted doctor
User :   i put an ointment called Moov
Doctor :   ;'
Doctor :   ok]
User :   not yet
Doctor :   you can apply the compress for
Doctor :   the pain it wll be helpful
Doctor :   if pain unbearable
Doctor :   go to doctor
User :   just dipping my oot in hot water or soaking it ...or do i wet a towel n put it over the foot
User :   pain is bearable...
Doctor :   to find if any ligamrntal injury
User :   i can walk ...
User :   so its ot dat bad...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you rest today
User :   okie
Doctor :   if the pain is not less by tmr you can approach the doc
User :   okie

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