I broke my tibia and fibula five months ago. My tibia is healed on three out of four sides. I have an IM nail in it. My fibula is healed. I am overweight and over 50. My leg swells forming a hard ridge round the fracture site which I have been told is not a callus. Am I okay to fly long haul now? e.g. to US east coast and back from UK? if not am I okay to fly England to Republic of Ireland?
There is no additional risk in flying than in general population due to a surgery 5 months back, unless specified by your treating doctor.. Just take care to stretch your legs frequently and take small walks inside the plane at regular intervals.
Hope this is helpful.
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