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Ankle sprain long ago. Swelling, lump down the shin. Cray normal. Undergone physio. Still paining. What could it be?

Hi I sprained my ankle quite badly about a year ago, the hospital originally thought I had broken the ankle and thought it might need to be reset. An Cray the same night showed no break and I was sent home with crutches, I had physio up until January this year. I still get pain although movement and weight bearing is easier and has improved, the ankle still swells and looks abnormal. The bottom of my leg also swells and I have a slight lump 3/4 down my shin. Recently I have been getting a tingling sensation randomly around the lower keg and foot. I still have problems walking properly after sitting down in the evenings and first thing in the morning. Is this normal or does this sound like a break/fracture? Should I go back to see my doctor/ a&e for an X-Ray?
Asked On : Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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Keep your leg and foot elevated for 15 minutes every few hours and do some movement of ankle and toes while sitting to prevent or lessen swelling which is common after ankle injuries nothing to worry, it would be okay by itself in couple of months
Answered: Mon, 3 Jun 2013
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