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A 41-year-old female asked:

How long swelling stiffness lasts in stable fabula ankle frx its been ten weeks now when to gv full weight for walk bone complete heal now in xry?

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Dr. Seymour Beiser
64 years experience
Give it time: That. Type of fracture will usually take between 12-16 weeks to heal check with your doctor regarding when to fully weight bear be patient.
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