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A 39-year-old female asked:

It is safe if i remove my plaster after 5 weeks .twist my left ankle mortise weberb fabula fracture stable.or hav to wait 1more wk its 5wk 2days now?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Ankle fracture: No, wait for your orthopedic surgeon to xray and examine you. Otherwise you could cause damage and be noncompliant.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Cast: Let the treating dr. Remove the cast. They will know if its healed or not. Do not remove on your own.
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Last updated Apr 29, 2013

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