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Posted by: mizo | 2009/04/24

fracture

My baby is 2yrs she fell on the steps and has a fracture just above her anckle,how long does the fracture heal,and should i try and make her stand and walk cos she refuses.

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Dear Mizo
Fractures usually take up to six weeks to heal. Ask the surgeon looking after her to give you advice on the standing and walking. He will know how bad the fracture was and what she can do.

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