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How Long Will It Take For A Growth Plate Fracture In The Ankle To Heal
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Pain and swelling : See a doctor for evaluation. Grow plate injuries can possible impede growth of the bone if not treated properly. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle after a fall in PE. I have had recent injuries on this ankle such as a growth plate fracture, now its making cracking noises?
See a specialist: There are different types of growth plate fractures. If the fracture involved the ankle joint then there may be damage in the joint cartilage causing the pain. Any misalignment of a bone in the joint can also cause pain. You need to see a specialist who will evaluate and possibly take an MRI to see if there is any damage in the joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fractured my growth plate in my left ankle was in a cast for 4 weeks and then was but in an ankle corset for 3 but i still can't run. What do I do?
My son 6 months old, he was born with ankle growth plate fractures, numerous infections and milk protein intolerance mum has low vit d and low thyroi?
Will a fracture on a growth plate (on the ankle) extend into nearby bone? Doctor couldn't tell sprain vs. fracture on X-Ray of ankle.
How long does it take for a growth plate fracture in a 3 year old to heal, who's been immobilized for 3 weeks?
Depends: How quickly growth plate fractures heal depends on a number of factors. The most important are probably: which bone is fractured, how severe it is, age and the general health of the child. That being said, children do tend to heal more quickly, and growth plate fractures heal more quickly than other fractures. With more information, one of our ortho docs may be able to give you a better idea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've fractured the growthplate in each ankle before but there was almost no swelling. Why could this be?
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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