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broken ankle after 6 weeks

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Distal fib fracture: Varies depending on age, health, smoking status, nutrition, displacement, etc. Average person the answer is about 6 wks, but then additional maturati ... Read More

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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cast or boot: Depending on the type of injury, you may be offered a cast or more likely a boot. For the first few weeks, you will be non weightbearing until the hea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Pain, swelling, difficulty standing and walking.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Get exam: You need to have an exam to see if it is arthritis or even more remotely an non complete union of the fracture.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience Podiatry
Diagnositic test: The first line of diagnostic test is an x-ray.
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A female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Broken ankle: pain, swelling, inability to stand, inability to walk
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Zak
18 years experience Podiatry
Broken ankle : With any ankle injury you will develop swelling an pain. With a fracture you could see a black and blue around your heel. Severe pain. And in a se ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
6-8 weeks: While the bone usually heals in 6-8 weeks patients often continue to have symptoms beyond that time. This is due to the soft tissue injury that also o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience sports medicine
Ankle: A nondisplaced lateral malleolar fracture usually takes around 8 weeks to heal.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us try: Symptoms of an ankle fracture can be similar to those of ankle sprains (pain), though typically they are often more severe by comparison. It is exceed ... Read More

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