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Is A Swollen Ankle For Close To Two Months From A Simple Sprain A Cause For Concern?

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Posted on Tue, 21 Nov 2023
Question: shoukd an ankle be as swollen as in pic 6 weeks after being diagnosed with simple sprain
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (7 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It will not last 6 weeks

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

The sprain from ankle can get better in 2 to 3 days. It will get better gradually in a week. It can last 6 weeks.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards
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Is A Swollen Ankle For Close To Two Months From A Simple Sprain A Cause For Concern?

Brief Answer: It will not last 6 weeks Detailed Answer: Hello, The sprain from ankle can get better in 2 to 3 days. It will get better gradually in a week. It can last 6 weeks. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards