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I am going to have screws/pins removed from my ankle. How long does it take for the bone to fill in after the surgery?
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Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
General Practice
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In brief: A few weeks
If in the fibula, about 6 weeks.
If they are in the tibia then a couple of months.

In brief: A few weeks
If in the fibula, about 6 weeks.
If they are in the tibia then a couple of months.
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
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In brief: 3-4 months
3-4 months.

In brief: 3-4 months
3-4 months.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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