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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Tenderness: The fracture site will be painful even in babies. ( they may cry or grimmace) sometimes they won't use the affected arm and finally on exam you can fe ... Read More
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pseudo paralysis: Clavicle fracture in a baby is suspected in large babies following a difficult vaginal delivery. There may be a muffled crepitus when pressing over th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
spasm: At your age (or any age), muscle spasm would not be powerful enough to cause bone fracture by itself. Exceptions may include situations where the bon ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
6-12 weeks: Most clavicle fractures will heal within 6-12 weeks. Many patients will stop having pain by 3 weeks and regain range and motion shortly after that. Ho ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Clavicle fracture: An open fracture is one that the bone ends puncture through the skin. An open repair involves making an incision then placing a plate and screws onto ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
It will heal: The orthopedists have a saying about clavicle fractures: as long as the two ends of the bone are in the same room, it'll heal. Joking aside, clavicle ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Clavicular fracture: Failure to decrease motion around a fracture results in poor healing and non union. Suggest efforts to immobilize as much as you can
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: Your body has a reasonable ability to tell you when you are hurting yourself by giving you pain. I don't know what is involved when you self sex, but ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Trauma: Any trauma to the chest or a fall on an outstretched arm can lead to a fracture. If there is any disease that weakens the bone, e.g. Cancer or osteog ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: The treatment of clavicle fractures widely varies depending on the location of the fracture, the amount of shortening of the clavicle, involvement of ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fracture: A clavicle fracture is just as it sounds, a fracture of the clavicle (aka collarbone).
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