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A female asked:

Fractured my fibula, got orif surgery, got cast off yesterday, given a boot, doc said its fine to bear weight & walk but i'm struggling is this normal?

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Dr. Richard Horak ii
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Struggling: Yes, if indeed you just go out of the cast yesterday, then by all means it is ok. Since I am not treating physician, follow his orders or call him of it gets worse.
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes but ...: You have to inform your doc of your level of pain and discomfort and be treated for that too!
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Last updated Dec 1, 2016

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