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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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Swollen ankle due to fall no xray done but ankle numb bone

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swollen ankle due to fall no xray done but ankle numb bone not where it should be
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi
You need x-rays and an MRI of the ankle to check for one or more tendon tears.
This is a severe sprain even if there are no broken bones but it needs to be fully evaluated and you need also to see an orthopedic surgeon
Let me know if you need more information please
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
position of ankle bone not right numb around area still swollen
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Can you post a photo on this page for me to look at?