Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Good! That makes infection less likely. Now come questions that attempt to sort out how bad the pain is because some causes of pain in the ankle (such as tendonitis or a mild sprain) tend to cause milder pain and do not reduce one's ability to function.
Is the pain mild? That is, are you still able to do everything you usually do, despite the pain?