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You need to limit your mobility as after such fractures and surgical repair the drainage from the site of surgery can be slow and it takes time to drain the fluid from that area
This is not a serious issue you just have to limit your mobility and when you lie or sleep place a pillow to elevate your foot
You can use an anti inflammatory like Advil to help with the swelling if there is any inflammatory component contributing to it
Usually it takes around 12 weeks to get back to routine and some time with advance age it can take a little longer
But as long as your bone healing is fine there is nothing to worry about
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Sometime when a person start walking after a surgery there can be a local inflammation which give rise to mild pain and swelling so in that case anti-inflammatory drugs are generally helpful
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