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DOES ALEVE SLOW BONE REPAIR AFTER A FRACTURE

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: However, these are not as strong pain relievers as is vicodin. Discuss the issue with the doctor who ordered the vicodin.
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Sesamoid fxs: H these fxs generally become less painful in a short while . Since they can take 6-8 weeks to heal it is prudent to continue with the stiff shoes as w ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
X-ray other foot.: It is my experience that with a fractured sesamoid bone, there is pain, and it's usually severe. The fracture can last for months and rarely, if ever ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cannabis is medicine: Trying to read into this question the underlying issues makes me worry that you are using other products such as nicotine that would definitely not al ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, it may: There are very few studies done on this, but i did find one from 2008. They discovered that marijuana delayed bone healing around titanium implants. ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Pot: Studies have shown that this can be the case.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Medical marijuana: Probably not. Marijuana works as an anti-inflammatory. This means it can help with tissue swelling.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Foglar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: All nsaids slow down fracture healing but it will likely still heal. Just go slow on these drugs until healed. No reason to worry too much but there i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
No: Opioid do not slow healing of bone. Some nsaids are thought to. We don't like giving nsaids to fracture patients with fractures that like to not hea ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
38 years experience Wound care
Bone stimulator: Bone growth stimulators can enhance bone healing. However sometimes the problem may not be slowness of healing but abnormal healing.When a fracture he ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends! Usually ba-: Bies do not require anything done, as their bones can remodel (ie: correct any bowing etc) if a deformity did result from an injury. A rotational def ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Heal thyself: Actually the bones, for the most part, have the innate ability to repair themselves. What doctors offer is the unique ability to put the damaged bones ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many!: Some 'recent' advances in fracture fixation and healing include:the use of locked plating in osteopenic bone, the use of bone graft substitutes instea ... Read More

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