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Doctor insights on: Chipped Ankle Bone

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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How long does it take for chip in ankle bone to heal?

How long does it take for chip in ankle bone to heal?

Can take a while: It can take several months but it is possible that it may not heal. It may need to be removed if it is affecting the joint. ...Read more

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I twisted my ankle and chipped the bone, most of the swelling has gone but my inside ankle bone is very tender. How long should I stay off sport?

I twisted my ankle and chipped the bone, most of the swelling has gone but my inside ankle bone is very tender. How long should I stay off sport?

Torn ligaments too??: A chip of bone in an ankle is often a sign that a ligament is injured too as that chip can be broken off when the ligament is over stretched from a sprain injury. Also, on the inside of the ankle is a major tendon that can be torn. Ankle supports, physical therapy may be needed as well as an MRI. A patient can take 4 to 12 weeks to return to exercise activities. ...Read more

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I fractured my fibula just above the ankle 8 days ago & chipped the end at the characteristic "ankle bone." Is a strange burning sensation normal?

I fractured my fibula just above the ankle 8 days ago & chipped the end at the characteristic "ankle bone." Is a strange burning sensation normal?

Don't kno what a-: -characteristic "ankle bone " is, but if it the medial tip of the tibia, it means an external rotation injury, first 2 go is the medial ligament, or avulsion Fx as U describe. Next with further rotation the anterior tin/fib ligament goes, more rotation =fibular Fx above the joint. This is unstable & needs attention, surgical? C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, ...Read more

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Ankle bone spurrs?

Ankle bone spurrs?

More info needed: Not sure what you are asking, need more info. ...Read more

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What can cause sacs of fuild on my ankle bone?

See your doctor: There are several causes of fluid or edema around your ankles. It could be a venous problem, arthritis, medication, chf, kidney disease. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i feel a knot on the back of my ankle bone?

Knot: It is impossible to know from the information provided. I would recommend that you see your podiatrist and look into this. If it is nothing at least you will know. If it is something that needs to be addressed you will have it covered. ...Read more

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