Broken fibula and sprained ankle. Have burning sensation at fracture site and ankle. Is this normal?

Yes. It is normal to have pain at the site of injury. With a broken fibula ; presumed ligament tears at the ankle, surgical stabilization is common. Be sure to discuss w/ur ortho doc.

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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?

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...

6 weeks since sim broken fibula and ankle sprain. Still have some pain, swelling and numbness at fx site. Normal? Still have cam walker

Yes. It normally takes 10 to 12 weeks for the fibula to heal. Swelling is a common feature during tissue recovery and healing which can last 6 to 8 months or longer. It generally is not permanent. Numbness relates to a stretching injury event to the nerves at the time of your fracture. Be patient with issues of swelling. This is normal. Pain is also normal at this time. Things should be getting better. Read more...

1 wk s/p ankle sprain cont. Having stabbing, burning pain in ankle at end of fibula. Radiates up outside foot and knee, Ball like feeling under foot?

Something is amiss. It sounds like you may have damaged more structures than what is typical of the average sprained ankle. You really should be evaluated for soft tissue rupture in the plantar foot and ankle. Read more...

Slight fracture to lower fibula and ankle sprain 16 weeks ago. Still can not run and still have significant swelling. Normal?

Further evaluation. @ 4 months you are still having problems, further evaluation is needed. Another MRI or possible compartment syndrome testing. Get another opinion. Read more...
Possible. It's possible that it's normal, but you should see an orthopedic foot and ankle specialist to assure that there's nothing else going on, and you'd most likely benefit from physical therapy. Read more...

I have a very badly sprained ankle and fractured fibula. When I press on the swelling in my foot an indent stays, is that normal?

Yes. thats called pitting edema from chronic swelling. That will resolve but will likely take several months to completely resolve. When you start becoming more active and putting more weight on your ankle, that's when you'll see it start to improve. Read more...