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Fractured tibia and fibula surgery

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Hi I am recovering from a fracture of the tibia and fibula which had open reduction surgery .../brace for another 6-7 weeks with light weight bearing. It's now been 2 months and 12 days since my surgery and I ...

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I fractured my tibia and fibula dec 28. Dr operated dec30 and put long nail and screws in ... over 12 weeks since my surgery for fractures. How much longer do I need to wait to have the minimally ...

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Hi I recently had compound tib/fib fracture butterfly break My consultant tells me that I will be lucky if it heals in 26 weeks I have had surgery and nailing currently have a small leg ulcer over ...

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Good day Dr XXXX (43) was involved in a motorcycle accident on 29 Nov, 2017 while overseas on vacation. The left fibula and tibia was broken as closed fractures . Attached a photo from the screen from ...

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A friend of mine broke her right tibia and fibula on Saturday. She has had 4 surguries ... surgery, they relieved pressure on the 2nd and now have put in a wound vac., (not sure what happened on 3 ...

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I am 52 yrs old.....I had an accident on 3 april 2015 on which my tibia and fibula is fractured ... without surgery and how much time taken to become heal.... I am very worried...plzz give me some kind ...

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and a lg screw/pin securing the Tibia/Fibula down by the ankle--both bones were fractured in her fall ...My 20 yr old daughter fell rock climbing in Ok--she is a student at ORU--this was thursday evening--surgery ...

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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 ...

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I met an accident on 30 dec 2011. I had major leg fracture in tibia and fibula . I am sending xray ... for one more surgery . can you suggest some care which will avoid further surgery? ...

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I broke my tibia and fibula back in August. No surgery required but I was off it till ( no weight) till November than walking boot 3 weeks. No physical therapy needed. It s now February and the last ...

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one year ago and my leg right tibia and fibula were fractured and the orthopedic surgeon fixed ORIF right proximal tibia with locking plate but till now the fracture was not healed and am able to walk ...

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Hi I fractured my fibula about mid way up and it has resulted in a non union, I am told doing a surgery wouldnt help and I am wondering if it doesn t just really slowly heal over time will I be able ...

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to worry about the tibia on a count that the fibula was aligned and would be fine . i did not need surgery ...i broke my tibia and fibula 17 days ago and i have a short cast on my leg. the fibula broke up ...

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I have fractured my tibia and fibula near the ankle joint.. they put a bracket in the out a bracket on the out part off my ankle and 2 screws in the inner ankle followed by a fix after for 6 months. 2 yrs ...

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I fractured my tibia/fibula 2/28/2013 clean, closed fracture. I had surgery 3/4/2013 to insert an I.M. Nail in my tibia had a screw put in right under my knee and 3 screws above my ankle. The swelling has ...

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doctor1 MD

Hi, slight curve is normal....

doctor1 MD

Get an X-RAY of tibia/fibula of affected side AP and lateral view to see if any bony injury is there.

doctor1 MD

Hello..Exacerbation of pain is not a good sign..You need to take rest instead of going school..Fracture also won't heal properly without proper rest..If pain worsens,consult your orthopedician..Take care