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    Minor Fall from Stairs - Swelling
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    AliBw posted:
    I fell down some stairs yesterday. Luckily I held on the railing and it was only three, but I landed on the top of my ankle. Not only has that swollen up, which I expected, but it feels like my whole body has swollen. Is that due to the shock or trauma of the accident? How long does it last?
     
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    davedsel responded:
    An internet message board is not the proper place to go for treatment after an injury. You need to see your doctor, go to a hospital emergency room, or go to a walk-in urgent care facility.

    It is both impossible and against the rules in all WebMD communities to provide any type of diagnosis or medical advice. You need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment.
    Click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.

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