A 38-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take a fractured foot to heal?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
6 to 8 weeks: For normal non-displaced, stable fracture to heal in healthy individual if properly treated.
Answered on Sep 1, 2012
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Eight: To twelve weeks depending on where the fracture is.
Answered on Dec 26, 2018

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