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Ankle sprain pain lasts more than 2 weeks with swelling

Patient: I have an ankle sprain and it’s been swollen for three weeks with pain. I’ve been just staying home with a removable stretcher which does not seem to help. Is this normal? Or, should I go check up with the doctor again?

 

 

Symptoms: Ankle pain when stretched towards the knee and side to side movement

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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