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Pins and needles pain in the ankle with swelling. Fractured?

Hi I m not sure if I have broken or fractured my ankle somewhere about 2 months ago I fell over and my foot buckled under Neath me and it was really painful for awhile after I wore a ankle strap and took antiflamatories but it is still swollen and I get pins and needles in it it hurts when I walk on it I haven t been to hospital yet as I thought it was getting better but today I can t walk on it properly its so painful
Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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If your ankle is still swollen then this can be due to either ligament or cartilage or even bone injury to your ankle bone.I will advice you to at least have a x ray or for better identification of injury you should have MRI of ankle.

Hope this will help you.
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Pins and needles pain in the ankle with swelling. Fractured?

Hello, Welcome at HCM. If your ankle is still swollen then this can be due to either ligament or cartilage or even bone injury to your ankle bone.I will advice you to at least have a x ray or for better identification of injury you should have MRI of ankle. Hope this will help you.