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How Long Does It Take To Recover From A Hand Injury
Depends: This is a question that needs limits. Depends on the type of injury, the extent of the injury and treatments given. The hand is one of the most complex parts of the body. Injury can be minimal to severe. If joints are involved, tendons involved and nerves and vessels involved, it could take months to years to recover. Simple injuries anywhere from a few days to a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hand injury in may diagnosed as a bruise a few months later diagnosed as torn tendon still very painful how long does it take to heal?
If it is a tendon: it may take months to heal, provided you have adequate brace to support it while it does. Tendons are notoriously slow things to heal because of the poor blood supply to them. If you are sure it is not completely torn through and require surgery to tack it back. Keep a close relationship with your Hand Orthopedist while it heals. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Sorry to say but it : Varies, depending upon the sfot tissuem the extent of the bone injury , circulation , other associated items suchas tendon or nerve inure. It easy to say 6 weeks- 8 weeks for an uncomplicated scenaria and 3-4 months for more complex issues and injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long would it take for a fingernail to grow back after falling off? Mine has been off a week after a hand injury and i haven't seen much growth.
Hand injury i was recently in a accident where my hand and wrist were cut open severing the tendons muscles and legaments away from the bone of my thumb. And now I have little use of my hand. How long does an injury like this take to heal and how much of
Depends: Swelling from hand and wrist injuries can be present for quite some time. Even when injured it is not always easy to not use your hand, and it is not easy to keep elevated. The key to reducing swelling is to keep the hand at or above heart level as much as possible. This is not easy when trying to move around. It is not unusual for hand/wrist swelling to be present for several months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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