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Pain in right ankle
Hi. Since this morning I have really severe pain in my left ankle. It just came when I woke up this morning. It's now increased by twice and I am barley able to move. Please suggest.
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Hello there....., Rest. Avoid activities that cause pain, swelling or discomfort....Ice. Use an ice pack or slush bath for 15 to 20 minutes and repeat every two to three hours.. Compression. To help stop swelling, compress the ankle with an elastic bandage until the swelling stops. Don't hinder circulation by wrapping too tightly. Begin wrapping at the end farthest from your heart....Elevation. To reduce swelling, elevate your ankle above the level of your heart, especially at night. Consult Orthopedician if symptoms persists....
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