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Swollen Ankles

Ankle and foot swelling can result from a variety of conditions, such as fractures and sprains. It may also be a manifestation of certain systemic conditions such as heart, kidney, or liver disease.

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Is my swollen ankle that got twisted while running sprained or fractured?

Query: Hello doctor, While running, I twisted my ankle and heard a crack sound. It is swollen. Is it sprained or fractured? Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Suman Saurabh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would be happy to help. I have seen the pictures you have shared (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It is difficult to assess if it is a sprain or a fracture by looking at the picture. However, if you can bear weight...  Read Full »

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