Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

broken upper arm healing time

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on age: This depends on the age and also on what part of the arm is broken. For an adult the average is about 8 weeks, but will vary depending on which bone a ... Read More
7
7 thanks
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
6-8 weeks: Average time for the bone to heal not the injury to be over. A lot depends upon location, degree, health , associated injury and soft tissues.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Days to weeks: These deep injuries depending on the trauma can take days to weeks to recover from especially if there was some bleeding that turned into black and bl ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Ice: For an acute injury to be applied every 2 hours for 20 minutes and not directly on the skin. Warm your skin up and if you have and skin or circulation ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
RICE therapy: Sounds musculoskeletal (guess) which typically responds to rest, ice, compression, elevation (rice) therapy along with possible non steroidal antiinfl ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Will heal soon : Maybe the phlebotomist struggled to find a vein resulting in more severe trauma than should be the case. Sorry 😐 but it should heal in a few days. An ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shin Beh
Dr. Shin Beh answered
9 years experience Neurology
Physical Therapy: Physical therapy would be very helpful. If it gets worse, some cases may amenable to surgical intervention.
1
1 comment
A member asked:
Dr.
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Pyogenic granuloma : Pyogenic granulomata are common benign vascular lesions of the skin and mucosa. They are not infective, purulent or granulomatous (as the name might s ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
See your doc: could be occult infection from tatoo or just allergic reaction. should be evaluated.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Official xray report: Sounds like you have either a delayed union vs. non union of the bone. A delayed union is a fracture that still has the potential to heal though it ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chronic lesion: At age 60 you should have a head to toe assessment of your skin every year. This can be done by a PCM or a dermatologist. Please mention any lesions t ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month