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I've got pain in my Achilles and ankle bone

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I've got pain in my Achilles and ankle bone
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Thanks for this question
any injury?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I struggle to get up and down the stairs because the Achilles is pulling on something inside my foot

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
any injury?
Dr. Phil, MD and 2 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
what injury?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
This might need physio. Can I ask what the injury was?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

fractured ankle

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
OKay. So that is why you have pain. Are you getting treatmen for it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

no

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
why not?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

im not sure what to do

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
see your GP!you need to see an orthopaedic surgeon