With appropriate treatment, a fibula fracture generally heals in four to six weeks, states Baylor Scott & White Health. Depending on the level and severity of the break, treatment options include ice, elevation and using... More »

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Depending on the severity of the fibula fracture, treatment may range from merely limiting movement to surgery, according to Scott & White Healthcare. When it is first suspected that the fibula may be fractured, it is be... More »

Treatment for a fibula fracture involves resting, applying ice, medication, use of crutches and use of a walking boot or a brace. In some cases, a person may need a surgical operation to place screws, a rod or a plate to... More »

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With proper treatment, fibula fractures heal within four to six weeks, according to Baylor Scott & White Health. Fibula fractures are painful but seldom serious because this small lower-leg bone only supports 17 percent ... More »

Contact a doctor immediately if someone shows signs of aspiration, such as rapid or very slow breathing, severe coughing after eating or drinking, a hoarse voice, fever, and a chronic cough that produces phlegm with bits... More »

Inflammation or irritation in the airways, which can result from a variety of factors, causes bronchial spasms, explains Baylor Scott & White Health. Some factors that cause the airways to become inflamed or irritated ar... More »

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A dull pain on the right side under the ribcage can indicate biliary colic, a condition that results when gallstones prevent bile from flowing normally from the gallbladder, explains Baylor Scott & White Health. Pain fro... More »