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forearm fractures without cast heal how quickly

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: For a simple fracture (not requiring setting'), 1) a cast or a brace may be used. More complex fractures may require 1) manipulative reduction ('sett ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This depends on a number of factors such as the type of fracture, whether surgery was done or not, and, possibly most importantly, the pain tolerance ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Radius and ulna.: Described as the fracturing or breaking of either one or both of the bones in the lower arm or forearm. These bones are known as the radius and ulna.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: 4 to 6 weeks.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 weeks total time: Healing of such a common pediatric fracture is expected by 4-6 weeks. Healing is confirmed once there is no further pain over the fracture site.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Immobilization: will help the ends of the broken boned heal. The cast does not have to be skin tight.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broken arm: The average time for healing is 6 weeks.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : As i told you before it would be best if this were treated operatively but yes it will most probably heal but with some loss of function/ length / ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Check again: Even a non-displaced FRACTURE takes 4-6 weeks to heal completely! Maybe the doctor meant you can remove it for periods of time when you are doing NOTH ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pretty early: 6-8 wks.4 a good start on healing depending on the location of the fracture. With no callus formation i would seek another opinion.B very careful in t ... Read More
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