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Non displaced fracture, ankle w/ space in fibula. Cast removed, no boot ordered told to walk. Dr; if gap doesn't close will rebreak and plate. Advice?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Fibula fracture

Does not sound like the fracture is healed yet.
Suggest a boot for protection and get a second opinion.

In brief: Fibula fracture

Does not sound like the fracture is healed yet.
Suggest a boot for protection and get a second opinion.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Dr. Gregory Harvey
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In brief: Sounds like

It was displaced from your discription if it had a space.
Space may have been minor and heal anyway. Without looking at x-rays its difficult to say but follow your drs orders. If it still bothers you down the road then get it reevaluated.

In brief: Sounds like

It was displaced from your discription if it had a space.
Space may have been minor and heal anyway. Without looking at x-rays its difficult to say but follow your drs orders. If it still bothers you down the road then get it reevaluated.
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