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Hello, my name is***** I am a qualified MD with 18 years’ experience and I am happy to work with you on this.
Yes, you can share a pic and I can assess it. What is your question? How can I help you?
How did this happen? Was it an injury?
How long back did this happen?
Hello, I have reviewed your pics. There seems to be too much swelling and bruising for a ligament injury. There may be a fracture. You should go back to the hospital for this and ask for an Xray. A CT scan would be even more helpful.
My opinion is that there may be a fracture.
Meanwhile, the treatment for this is RICE:
Rest: give rest for 2 days. Ice: apply ice to the ankle liberally, it will reduce the inflammation. Compression: Compress the area with an ankle splint, available in pharmacies. Elevation: keep the ankle elevated above the level of the heart, at night when sleeping use a pillow under the feet.
Ok you did not mention that you have had two Xrays. If you have have had Xrays and they are clear, then you need not worry about fractures. In that case fractures are ruled out, this is a soft tissue injury only. You should continue with the steps I mentioned.
Yes I understand. But with Xrays being normal there would not be fracture.