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Jeffersonville, NY
A 57-year-old female asked:

Fractured ankle swelling after cast removed. how long and how should it be treated?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Check it out: With swelling we always worry whether there could be a blood clot in the vein. It would be wise to see your physician and get that clarified
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Depends: Probably needs to be checked to assure fracture healed and circulation is OK.
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Last updated Dec 7, 2020

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