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I fractured my fibula

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Suggest treatment for hairline fracture in the left ankle on the fibula

on the left ankle on the fibula or something. Can you take a look and tell me that. Swelling comes and goes ...
 

Got hairline fracture in head of fibula. Treatment?

Hi I got hairline fracture in head of fibula just want to know about treatment ...
 

Recovering from a fracture of the tibia and fibula. Is it safe to drive vehicle?

Hi I am recovering from a fracture of the tibia and fibula which had open reduction surgery of the lower left leg with plates and screws inserted. I had a cast for just over 6 weeks and now a boot ...
 

How long does compound fracture of tibia and fibula take to heal?

Hi I recently had compound tib/fib fracture butterfly break My consultant tells me that I ... the fracture site Is this time scale realistic / typical ? When would I likely be weight bearing /driving I ...
 

What causes swelling of foot inspite of having spiral fracture of distal fibula?

I incurred a spiral fracture of the distal fibula requiring a plate and 8 screws on 3/8/14 by falling on the ice. I am in PT but this is really going slow. PT is painful, I am back to work full time ...
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How to treat a fractured fibula?

I fractured my fibula on my left leg 2 weeks ago. within two days, the three middle toes on my left foot started to feel slightly swollen, warm to the tough, red, numb and very itchy. the symptoms ...
 

What is preventing to heal the fracture on tip of fibula?

I have a fracture of the tip of the fibula and it has been almost 8 weeks and x-rays show no evidence of healing, I was only in an air cast - wasl never tol NOT to weight bear...in fact was told ...
 

Fractured fibula with sharp pain and burning sense

i fractured my fibula last week in two places but not through and through fix. i m having pain that feel like burning and extreme sharp pains sometimes and i would like to know what that means? ...
 

What treatment is suggested for fractured distal fibula?

3 days ago I fractured my distal fibula and they put a boot on my foot and gave me crutches. I see an orthopedic dr tomorrow. My concern is that the top of my foot & toes is numb & my inside ankle is really ...
 

What are effects of putting weight on fractured fibula?

4 weeks in to fibula fracture...and accidently put some weight on my foot stepping off bottom ... instructions. it was a simple fracture that reset itself and required no surgery. ...
 

What is the treatment for fracturing of Fibula and metatarsal bone?

Hello, I went over on my ankle 4 weeks ago today fracturing both my Fibula and a Metatarsal. I was given an air boot which I have been wearing since the day I saw the consultant. The first two weeks I ...
 

What is the treatment recommended for fractured fibula?

I have a fractured fibula right leg. 2 wks ago. My calf and toes are having cramps at night. Is there anything I can do for them? Feels like fibula has pressure on it to. My leg is ionwrapped with ace bandage ...
 

Surgery for tibia and fibula fracture. No follow ups. Is the treatment correct?

One week ago today, I had surgery for a tibia and fibula fracture. The orthopedic surgeon (and physician s assistant) gave me instructions to call the office to make the follow-up appointment. Since I ...
 

Could a hairline fracture show up as a knot in fibula?

I have a knot at the base of my right knee, at the head of the fibula. Had x-rayed and no specific issue showed up. IF I truly have a hairline fracture, how long will it take to heal. I can walk ...
 

Major leg fracture in tibia, fibula. Bone grafting required?

I met an accident on 30 dec 2011. I had major leg fracture in tibia and fibula . I am sending xray as attachment. my doctor is saying bone grafting is required after one month. but i am not mentally prepared ...
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Fibula is tender to the touch after a fall, and hurts when I twist my leg
Hi In that case it is better to have an X ray to rule out a a hairline fracture. Thanks
 
After car accident went for a CT scan of knee which shows injury to the proximal fibula with associated nondisplaced trabecular fracture what is treatment recov
it depends on how severe the fracture is. You might need surgery. You should probably see an orthopedic specialist
 
Four weeks ago, i fractured, lower part of fibula, no surgery i can move my toes just fine, sweling has reduced but small toe is numb, is something wrong
hello, thanks for ur query,any fracture, should immobilized for at least 6- 8weeks by pop cast, otherwise it can go for maluniob or non union leading into permant disability. kindly visit orthopedician for expert opinion. all d best. take care.
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