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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture arm: It certainly sounds like a possibility. Go get an x-ray.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Pain: Pain, deformity and loss of function, swelling, bruising.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broken arm: The average time for healing is 6 weeks.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Usually: Xrays are the definitive method for diagnosing a fracture, but a deformity of the arm can also suggest the diagnosis.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiologic: Diagnosis of arm fracture starts with plain spine x-rays. If DX is uncertain or suspicious for pathologic fx (bone infiltrated by tumor of any kind, i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luks
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: I'm not exactly sure what portion of the arm that you really are referring to. Some fractures of the shoulder or the humerus require surgery, yet many ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Xray: Xrays are used to diagnosis fractures.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Dunbar
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone broken in arm: An arm fracture typically refers to a fracture of the bone in the upper arm, the humerus or of the bones in the forearm, the radius and/or the ulna. F ... Read More
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Dr. Monica Wood
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Your : Your best bet is probably what is called the "nightstick" fracture. If you need some technical help, i could help with the ways to distinguish a "dir ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: No strong evidence...But same as skiing, snowboarding, jumping on trampoline and being an active kid.

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