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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. MANNAN RAZZAK
23 years experience Pediatrics
Finger fracture: Your daughter has a fracture (broken bone) in the thumb. It needs to be splinted and immobilized so that the bones are aligned properly. No gym or spo ... Read More
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Dr. W. Batson
Dr. W. Batson answered
44 years experience Hand Surgery
Splinting: Or possibly a cast for 3-4 weeks if it is not angulated or displaced.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Sollender
32 years experience Hand Surgery
3 weeks: A fracture on the tip of the finger wont require hardly any time to heal, and will be sore while you use your hand. On the other hand (pun intended), ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: On where it is, joint involvement, etc. Hand fractures properly cared for usually heal in 3-4 weeks. Stiffness after being immobilized too long is muc ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
What bone: Depends on multiple factors, what bone, location and type of fracture, joint involvement?, mode of treatment (open versus closed), as well as your gen ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Dickson
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8 weeks: The fracture heals by 8 weeks but you will notice improvement up to one year.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-8 weeks: It depends on the fracture and if any ligament involved.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Surdyka
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture=broken: A fracture means the bone is broken, You will not be able to grip if you really have a broken thumb that hasn't healed. Generally, the thumb should be ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Levi Lehv
Dr. Levi Lehv answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Thumb fracture: Usually a thumb fracture is splinted. This would not interfere with your training.
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-8 weeks : It varies, but most fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. You would want to make sure it is not a "game keepers thumb" which is an avulsion fracture in w ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: It really matters where the frature is, how large it is and whether or not it involves the articular margin. It can be treated by a splint, cast or ev ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
28 years experience Radiology
MRI of injury: MRI is a very powerful imaging tool. It can be used to determine if ligaments are torn as well as diagnosis other soft tissue and bone injuries. The ... Read More
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