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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
DEPENDS ON LOCAION: Displacement and location will be variable. An xray will help with the decision.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Varies based upon specific nature of fracture, some even potentially require surgery, while others are immobilized until they heal. Don't hesitate to ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Set the bone& : Apply cast on it and take x-ray to see if the bone i n good position, if is not we may to have to repeat this or do surgery.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Cast: Most commonly, a broken arm is treated by placing a cast (plaster or fiberglass) on the affected arm for approximately 6 weeks until the fracture is h ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Orthopedic care: This involves immobization, xrays intially and for follow up and up and therapy when and if needed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broken arm: Pain, swelling, bruising.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Painful: Broken bones don't say i think i'm broke, they say i'm broke. Most people feel silly when they say i think i broke a bone when they finally break a b ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Move: When one has a broken arm, in order to let it heal, it gets immobilized, that is it is placed at rest in order to let the bones heal. So, movement is ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Variable: Everyone is a little different in terms of how long discomfort after a broken bone will last. Other factors include how much you move the arm (limb) ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Recumbant bike, walking, hiking uphill, maybe running depending on fracture. Lunges, weightless squats, standing hamstring curls, some pilates. >nutri ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This depends on the type and severity of the fracture, and on the treatment being utilized, among other factors. For example, if you had a minor frac ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
NSAID's: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications can be helpful. Sometimes a physician may prescribe a narcotic at the time of injury if pain is severe. Acu ... Read More

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