Ligament Tear @ L.ankle

I have got a ligament tear in my Left Ankle. It has got swelling all around the ankle and slight the pain is there. Should we have to use hot water or cold water for patching over the swelling areas.  Which medium of water will do what benefit to this problem.
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Dr. Vinod Kumar A.C
18 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Orthopedic Surgeon
Ankle injury requires immobilization either by bracing or casting, consult orthopedic surgeon get treated
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