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Swelling not going after fracture joined
My foot had an ankle fracture 16 weeks ago so I consulted a doctor . The second time I went the doctor said fracture has healed and swelling will go down on its and I can walk slowly as a exercise but the swelling has not been reduced even after 16 weeks.
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Persistent swelling after a fracture is common. It is called complex regional pain syndrome which is caused due to imbalance in blood circulation to the affected limb after prolonged immobilisation of the limb due to fracture.
Next Steps
Continue physiotherapy. Keep the affected leg up most of the time. Active exercises of the affected joints will help the swelling reduce. Take Tab Chymoral AP three times a day for a week after food.
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If swelling persists for even longer, it might require further investigations.
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Continue doing physio... It will go.. Not to worry
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It can persist sometimes Dont worry
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Keep your foot on a pillow when sleeping Use soft footwear Take chymoral forte if swelling persists
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Follow up with xray if problem persists
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