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I'm 19 years old and I broke my left ankle on February 26, and it is still swollen. This is what my Xray said when I broke it: "Mildly displaced comminuted fractures of the left ankle medial and posterior malleoli with significant soft tissue swelling." The swelling has gone down since I started walking with regualr shoes and got the walking boot removed on June 8. However, it's still swollen on my lateral and medial ankle sides. Also, I just do exercises for my ankle at home, I was given a paper with the exercises to do from my Podiatrist. I can rotate it, do inversion, eversion, plantar flexion, and dorsiflexion almost equally as my non injured ankle.
When I wake up in the morning it's not swollen, but as I walk around it gets a little swollen and then by the end of the day it's just really huge and swollen. How long does the swelling last? I have no pain when walking, but by the end of the day the bottom of my foot near the arch and heel are sore. How long has swelling lasted for you guys? Do you still have some discoloration(darker skin color near the ankle)?
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