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forearm rotation in a cast

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Long or short: If in a cast above your elbow, you should not be able to rotate your forearm. If the cast ends below your elbow, you should be able to rotate.
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Bone callous: The bump may be some soft tissue that is healing, such as a bruise. A bump on the bone maybbea chip or the edges of the fracture you are feeling. Th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Try this: Hair dryer could help to reduce that try it, stay in cool area.Good luck.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6z7tezvzzc.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Finger injury: It depends upon boney or soft tissue injury, displacement, severity, tendon tearing, etc. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. May be 3-6 weeks.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Kindred
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Not normal: Numbness is never normal, a nerve may have been irritated by the cast. Epicondylitis should never require a cast, even with a partial tendon tear. I r ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can be expected --: Stiffness from being in a cast for 4 weeks. Numbness maybe from cast being too tight or the cotton padding may have bunched up causing a local neuriti ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
????: Why would you ask such a question???
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Your question is?: Incidently, if you left before being treated you could of tried a private orthopedist.....unless insurance was an issue....
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Your age: The amount of deformity and how much growth is left plays a big role. If you are fully grown then that is different and you may need to have this fra ... Read More

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