Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mizo | 2009/04/24

Q.

fracture

My baby fell on the steps and has a fracture just above her ankle,how long does it take for a fracture to heal its been two weeks now she is not walking,should i try and make her stand or walk.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This fracture should heal within about 4 to 6 weeks.If she has a good cast on her leg she should be able to walk a little and stand for short periods.

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