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    broken tibia and fibula
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    lblackmon015 posted:
    I broke my tibia and my Fibula in my ankle area. I went to ER and then followed up with my DR. He told me that i will have to have surgery and scheduled it in a week and a half because my ankle is to swollen to do it any sooner. My friend that is in the health field says that he shouldnt wait that long because of bone marrow leaking? I am not sure what she is talking about or even if it was an issue can you please help. I have been getting a little worried about that.

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    Leanne
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    alfae responded:
    Hi lblackmon015,

    Wow, the tibia and the fibula! These two thin bones are dependant on each other so I know that had to be very painful for you. I am sorry to hear about your situation two weeks later. I hope that you decided to folow the Doc's Orders since they are trained medical professionals. I am sure your friend meant well. This is why we have specialist to keep us focused. When your eyes are giving you trouble then you go to the eye doctor. I hope you have taken care of this by now. A bone specialist may be able to help. See your primary care provider for a referal.

    Sincerely,

    Alfae


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