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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: X-rays often make diagnosis. In more coplicated cases, MRI or cat scan may be necessary.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
See: An orthopedic surgeon.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Shannon
7 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 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
43 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moor
Dr. John Moor answered
37 years experience Sports Medicine
X=rays, mri: Pinpoint tenderness, focal pain with torque on the bone, local swelling are clues, but x-rays, mri, bone scan, ct scan are most accurate.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let try to explain: R bones are tough stuff — but even tough stuff can break. Like a wooden pencil, bones will bend under strain. But if the pressure is too much, or too ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Small bones usually take around 6 weeks while large bones like the thigh bone can take months, and months to heal even in perfectly healthy people.

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