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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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Hello,
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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.

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