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I fractured my fibula and now i am having sharp pain

I fractured my fibula last week in 2 places but not through and through fx s. I am having pain that feels like burning and extreme sharp pains sometimes and I would like to know what that means?
Wed, 18 May 2011
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Hi Ashley
go for finger movements frequently

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Hi Ashley,
I hope your leg is in a plaster cast and you aren't walking on it. Fracture can cause pain upto a few weeks after the incident too. If the pain is severe and accompanied by swelling, please follow up with your Orthopaedician. If pain is mild continue the prescribed analgesics for a while and elevate it over a pillow to avoid swelling.
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