Sprained ankles/ still swollen when walking & pain

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iIsprained my ankle on holiday abroad in early May this year. It bruised really badly & was very swollen. I couldn't bare putting my foot on the ground at first but because we had booked a couple of trips I decided to carry on . I didn't see a Doctor. I did report the accident though. 8 weeks on my foot swells up if I walk on it & it aches. It feels crackly. I have seen the Doctor since I've been back she didn't think it was broken. It seems to be worse lately.

I would like to have an X-ray to just make sure.  Has anyone else had the same problem?

many thanks

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    Hi Louise, this sounds as if it is more than a sprain. Go have x-rays done asap. I have heard of people walking with a broken ankle for weeks before going to a doctor. You will definitely do more harm if it is broken and don't have it seen to . Please keep us posted on what the outcome is.


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