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Spiral fibula fracture near ankle.. did not have insurance so it has been 3weeks in an ortho splint from the er. Will my leg have to be broken again?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: No

No, at three weeks it will not be healed to the extent it needs to be rentoken, but I definitely would follow up with orthopedic surgeon.
Some isolated fibula fractures can be treated without surgery; but others require surgery to prevent a very bad outcome. Be seen.

In brief: No

No, at three weeks it will not be healed to the extent it needs to be rentoken, but I definitely would follow up with orthopedic surgeon.
Some isolated fibula fractures can be treated without surgery; but others require surgery to prevent a very bad outcome. Be seen.
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