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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Not all broken bones need to be "set". Some are non-displaced. In that case they don't.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Some times: If only a cast is being applied and the bones to not have to be re-aligned medication would not be used.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Narcotics often: Avoid non steroidal anti-inflammatories as they can adversely effect bone union and healing.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain meds vary: from patient to patient, doc to doc and depend on the type of fracture. Surgical fixation of fracture typically warrants a narcotic, on-surgical fixa ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
See below: X-rays often make diagnosis. In more coplicated cases, MRI or cat scan may be necessary.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
See: An orthopedic surgeon.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Very painful but: It can be very painful or be very mild. It is worse if the bones are not left in their anatomical position. Those that still oppose each other end to ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: If it is a limb placing it above your heart usually helps keep the swelling and pain down. Which bone are you referring to?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Shannon
8 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture healing: In general, there are 3 stages of fracture healing. Stage 1-Inflammatory Phase with hematoma formation. Stage 2-Repair Phase with bony callus formatio ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Pain is relative to people and bone andand type ofworkouts fracture...So it depends...But they generally hurt.
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Pain and X-Ray.: Under normal circumstances, one would expect to have some pain, swelling, bruising or any combination of these symptoms. There are conditions that the ... Read More

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