Saira Khan shares gruesome look at her stitches after surgery on broken ankle

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Saira Khan has given fans a close look at her painful-looking stitches after having surgery on her broken ankle.

Former Loose Women star Saira, 50, had an operation on her ankle earlier this week, where surgeons inserted two metal pins and a plate with a bone graft in a bid to help heal her foot.

Saira, who shared her decision to quit Loose Women recently, broke her ankle six weeks ago but hasn’t revealed how she sustained the injury.

Mum of two Saira shared a clip of a nurse cutting off her bandages and cast on her leg and ankle before peeling off a large white plaster to reveal a line of stitches on the side of her ankle.

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She then gave fans a closer look of her injured ankle in the video, posted on her Instagram page, which has a number of bloody stitches on.

As Saira, who recently stripped down to show off her incredible figure, posted the clip in her Instagram page she wrote a warning to her followers in the caption.

Sara said: “If you are screamish and don’t like blood – please look away now. Just getting ready for my cast. Check out that scar!!”

Loose Women star Saira received messages of support from celebrity friends and fans.

Jake Quickenden, who is reportedly set to get his own TV show as he becomes a first time dad, said: “Hope you’re ok give me a ring xx”.

While Lizzy Cundy said: “Oh my darling !! Hope you are ok and not in too much pain .. Sending huge love to you !!”

A fan added: “Wishing you a speedy recovery Saira!” As another said: “Aw bless . Hope your ok x”.

Saira recently opened on her hospital stay following her operation as she shared a selfie of her sat in a hospital bed with a gown on.

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She wrote alongside the smiling image of herself: “Ankle surgery complete today. 2 metal pins and a plate with bone graft. Will be wearing a cast for 3 weeks.

“Thank you to the medical profession, from the receptionist, nurses, doctors, surgeon, porters, anaesthetist, cleaners, catering staff and everyone else who keep our hospitals open and going during such difficult times.”

She added: “I woke up to 3 custard creams and a cup of tea. I may stay in a bit longer as I hear Chocolate Bourbons are coming tomorrow.

“Thank you for the well wishes. I’m doing great. Really do love you guys, so caring and kind. Makes a huge difference when people send you love” followed by a red heart emoji.

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