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Hi everyone, around 1 1/2 to 2 years ago I fell down some stairs and injured my ankle, it was swollen and I couldn't walk on it. Everyone was telling me it would be fine if I just rested it, but I thought it might have been broken so I went to A&E a few days later. They did an x-ray and said there was no fractures and that it's probably just sprained, they told me to just walk on it and it will be fine - no cast, no walking boot - nothing. So that's what I did, I walked on it and it was still swollen for a long time and I can still see some slight swelling now. But the main problem is that my ankle still hurts when I walk on it, not as bad as it did at the time of injury, but enough to make walking uncomfortable. Lately it has been also been 'going from under me' a few times a day when I'm walking, especially when walking down steps/stairs. It just feels really weak and it should be healed by now but it hasn't. What should I do? I don't want to go to my GP to just be fobbed off and for nothing to happen, but the fact that it's started to basically collapse from under me when I'm walking //at the age of 20// is quite concerning to me.
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