Hi, my ankle is swollen, kind of bellow the ankle and all the way around the top of my heel . It very painful to touch or walk on. I can not stretch my foot out. It has been like this for about 3 weeks and seems to be getting worse. I went to the er and had xrays and ultrasound- no broke bones and no blood clots. I need any info available. Our local hospital is horrible. I can t see my permanent general practitioner until May 2. Thank you.
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u have to have x ray once again some times hir line fractures are not recognised soon
and take some medicines like the hifenac sr will work as well as some antiinmflamattory gel form like vilini..anbd stp ankle movement and dont walk ..will help u and ya contact some orthopaedics will help u
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Please get a repeat X ray done. Your symptoms are suggestive of Fracture may be hairline which was not detected in your previous x ray.In the mean time avoid pressure on that particular foot and apply hot water bags for the swelling to reduce..
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