A member asked:

I am 73 and tripped and had two hairline fractures in my right ankle. the cast was removed after six weeks but i still feel discomfort. how long more?

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Fractures take about 6 -8 weeks to heal, but it may be about another 6 weeks until you feel like you have fully recovered. Hang in there!

Answered Nov 2, 2019



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