Ask Experts Questions for FREE Help !
    mimi353's Avatar
    mimi353 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
    New Member

    Apr 10, 2012, 09:43 PM
    Sprained ankle swelling
    Do I have to go to the hospital if a sprained ankle turns into a swollen foot that really hurts?
    Wondergirl's Avatar
    Wondergirl Posts: 37,829, Reputation: 5427
    Jobs & Parenting Expert

    Apr 10, 2012, 09:51 PM
    Well, you can continue to ignore it, and if something is wrong or even broken inside your foot, it will heal incorrectly and cause problems for the rest of your life. But then it's only a foot, and not at all necessary.

    Please go to the doctor who will probably order x-rays and figure out what to do from there.

Not your question? Ask your question View similar questions


Question Tools Search this Question
Search this Question:

Advanced Search

Add your answer here.

Check out some similar questions!

How should my sprained ankle look like? [ 1 Answers ]

I was sliding down the side of stairs and it was thin. I was going up one by one as I got the hang of it. On the 7th step I started to slide down and on this slide I decided to go slowly so my hand stayed and then I collapsed as my ankle twisted. Only the ankle bone from the side looks very...

Sprained ankle or break? [ 3 Answers ]

I twisted my ankle a week ago and there is still pain and swelling. I have continued to run in track and have done some hurdles as well. I have tried to do the least amount of running but I still have ran on it. There is a looseness feeling in the ankle and pain when pressure is put on it. ...

Should I see a doctor for a sprained ankle? [ 16 Answers ]

I was at school and my friend pushed me and I tripped over a hole and landed on my left ankle the wrong way I guess. But I got home and my mom saw that it was swollen and she told me to rest it so I did for that day and she said the swelling will be gone tomorrow but it still isn't gone. I don't...

Sprained ankle [ 3 Answers ]

Hi I'm after some advice regarding a bad sprain. On Saturday night my left ankle gave way coming down the stairs and I fell hurting it pretty bad. Went to casualty where it was xrayed and told it was just a sprain and sent on my way (nothing on it and just told to ice and rest). So went away...

Possible sprained ankle/foot [ 2 Answers ]

I was out on Tuesday night in a fab new pair of high heels and I had a bit too much to drink and went over on my heels on a flight of stairs. Luckily some guys begind me caught me and stopped me going down the stairs but I did go over on my foot further. It was painful at the time, but started...

View more questions Search