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Broken fibula after 3 monthes not healed

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Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

A friend of mine broke her right tibia and fibula on Saturday. She has had 4 surguries ... it more likely that she will need an amputation. She developed compartment syndrome after the first ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

I broke my Tibia and Fibula a year ago - I have metal rods in them and they have healed but I have now developed pain in my feet - especially my middle toe which is now fatter than the other toes ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Prasanna Heijebu MD

I broke my fibula in october of 2014 and had surgery to repair it. I have a plate with 7 screws in it. For the last 3 months or so I have had consistent twitching (painless) in my left calf. I do ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasanna Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Anders Mark Christensen MD

without healing (as per x ray 3rd time). My doctor says 6 weeks are necessary for complete cure ...I got a fibula fracture on 19.4.2016. The fracture is just above ankle and clearly visible in the x ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anders Mark Christensen ( General Surgeon)
Dr.    Sudhir Kumar MD

my bone will heal. My question is was it necessary to go through surgery about 3mm bone misalignment ...Hi Dr. I am 36 years old male. I broke my fibula in the bottom of my ankle of left leg on 31 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

Hi, 4 months after a Non Union of my fibula(weber b fracture) I had 2 screws inserted. 6 weeks after this the X-ray show very little healing and it looks like the washers have either sunk... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sadiq Mughal MD

I just broke my fibula falling off my 4 inch heals because I had vertigo all of a sudden. I had ... of a fibula fracture healing without surgery good? Also, I have fallen twice in my crutches,... View answer

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Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Welcome to Ask a Doctor . Please type your question here...I broke my tibia and fibula playing soccer 12 months ago. I got a rod and screws put into my leg. It took my bones 10 months to finally... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Better to consult orthopaedic surgeon and get done repeat x ray of fibula. Start physiotherapy. Please hit thanks if you like my answer.

Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta MD

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...

Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

would be a question for the orthopedist or er doc. The fibula is not weight bearing, so, it almost never gets a plaster cast anymore. Soft casts, crutches; I've heard different opinions on degree of weight bearing....