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How to treat badly sprain ankle maybe with fluid retention?

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Asked by bee_79 at 6:21 PM on Jun. 9, 2011 in Health

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  • go to the hospital

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 6:21 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Sorry wasn't clear. Went to dr and got x-rays. Been applying heat on it dr. orders. Nothing work and going to get my result friday. Not really getting much help that why I asked.

    Comment by bee_79 (original poster) at 6:42 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Weird he would say heat. I would think lift it up and apply ice to reduce swelling.

    Answer by Momforhealth at 6:48 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • wow ever since i ask in cafemom been getting that. dr told me you put ice in the first two days then apply heat. I was applying ice the first week by the second week I went to go the dr so all last week and this week been applying heat. monday went for x-rays and nothing. fluid there, a little swollen, hurts and can't walk long period of time and whole joint is stiff.

    Comment by bee_79 (original poster) at 6:54 PM on Jun. 9, 2011

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