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Treatment for swollen ankle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Is it normal for an ankle to be swollen even after 2 months after a sprain?
Doctor :   The amount of swelling and duration of the symptoms depend on the extent of inflammation following the trauma and
Doctor :   the mode of treatment followed.
User :   Is there anything I can do to reduce the swelling?
Doctor :   You would need restriction of activities, ample rest, icing with or without few medical drugs.
Doctor :   and keeping the limb elevated at most times.
User :   Thank you for your time.
Doctor :   I would also suggest you to consult an orthopedician for physical examination and evaluation.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   That would be all thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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