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I broke my ankle 6 weeks ago which required surgery. I had

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hi I broke my ankle 6 weeks ago which required surgery. I had surgery a week after I broke it so I'm 32 days post op and due to have boot off which I'm
Non weight baring on in 9 days. The question is I'm due a tattoo tomorrow on my leg which is not on the broken side is it ok to have a tattoo on or will it effect my ankle.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. There should be no problem with getting the tattoo--that won't affect the mending of your fracture
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