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How long will my foot be swollen after broken leg surgery?

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In brief: Swelling

Although common after surgery sometimes compression therapy is needed .
Speak to your surgeon.

In brief: Swelling

Although common after surgery sometimes compression therapy is needed .
Speak to your surgeon.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Weeks

Elevate your foot above the level of your heart for as many hours a day as possible.
Swelling is common after surgery. Follow up with your surgeon as scheduled and let them know if things get worse instead of better.

In brief: Weeks

Elevate your foot above the level of your heart for as many hours a day as possible.
Swelling is common after surgery. Follow up with your surgeon as scheduled and let them know if things get worse instead of better.
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
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