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I fractured my fibula

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Suggest treatment for fractured fibula

My daughter, 28 years, 3 months, just broke her fibula , just above the ankle, with the fracture showing 3 lines and a bit of floating fragment on the X-rays. She was dancing with her partner ...
 

Suggest treatment for fibula fracture

I have a type C fibula fracture . I was in a boot with no weight bearing for 2 weeks when my doc ... weeks since the fracture. I quit using my crutches last week but continue to use the boot to walk. I ...
 

Suggest treatment for fracture of distal fibula

slipped and fell today. the urgent crae told me I have a nondipslaced comminuted fracture of the distal fibula . anskle appears maintianed. They told me it was broken in 5 spots. I am headed ...
 

Got hairline fracture in head of fibula. Treatment?

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

Suggest treatment for comminuted tibula and fibula fracture

days. Tib was slab fractured into joint - plated/screws 5 wks ago...but no fixation done on fibula . First reck xray @ 3 1/2 wks post op appeared to show bone fill-in at tib...but "black gap" at fibula fx ...
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Suggest treatment for fibula fracture

Hi Dr. I am 36 years old male. I broke my fibula in the bottom of my ankle of left leg on 31 of August 2014 I went to emergency and they put me cast. The emergency unit told me that I may not need ...
 

Is it safe to fly with fracture fibula?

I have an 18 year old visitor who has broken her right fibula - apparently a clean break. She has been in a back-slab type cast for a week and is going to be given a fibreglass cast tomorrow. She ...
 

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 ...
 

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 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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for upper fibula fracture

Hello. My son broke his leg in 3 places; the upper fibula=complete break with off-set that looked nasty on the x-ray, and in 2 places for tibia. He got 6 screws in the tibia, but nothing for the fibula ...
 

What is the recovery time for fibula fracture?

I was kicked by a horse on Saturday . Went to clinic .this morning after seeing the swelling in my leg . Xray shows fracture, fibula shaft left ,closed . They put me in a walking cast and added a set ...
 

What is the treatment for the closed fracture of the Fibula?

I have an undisplaced closed fracture of the fibula. The pain was slight initially and is now non .... Obviously you cannot see the X-rays but they showed to me an oblique non displaced fracture about 2 inches ...
 

Suggest treatment for distal fibula fracture

I have comminuted fracture of distal fibular.. 5 weeks ago. Just looked at imaging and initially had only one fracture pointed out appears to be more than one crack in bone should I be worried ...
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My distal fibula is swollen and is mildly painful. It happended 4 days ago and still is painful. Not sure if sprained or fractured? I can rotate the ankle.
It is mostly sprain. But better to rule out fracture or hair crack by x ray of distal fibula. Start painkiller and muscle relaxant. Immobilization is the key in early recovery. Please hit thanks.
 
I had right ankle fracture in fibula bone.how much time it would take .....1 month is over
hello. to get full strength back it will take a long time. but you should be able to be back to moderate activities by another month. see it depends upon the extent of injury and treatment options. but 2-3 months is optimum time. reply with thanks. regards
 
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
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