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fractured l3 vertebrae

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
35 years experience Anesthesiology
See your doctor: There are many reasons for continued pain, a doctor will help sort things out for you.
Dr. Connie Topliff
28 years experience Family Medicine
Are you doing any ..: Physical therapy? These injuries can take a while to heal-a couple of months. Check w your doc about when you can start doing some exercises to stren ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pain?: Poorly controlled pain is a common reason for inability to sleep. Discuss this with your physician.
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: Please call 911 fractured vertebra are serious dont move, treatment needed to prevent paralysis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gause
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Frequently yes: There are many ways to fracture the spine. Most fractures will heal with time. Often bracing is used to help stabilize the bone to assist healing. ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, a fractured vertebrae can "heal itself". The question is rather is it in good alignment that it we heal without chronic pain resulting from it, ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
? none fragments: Maybe known fragments 2004 is a long time ago would be ok to try exercise that is low impact and very gradually progress / might want to get some ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8 weeks: Most people are doing well by about 8 weeks. The nice thing about an isolated fracture of the transverse process is that the stability of the spine i ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Depending on the type of fracture. It may or may not require surgical intervention. See an orthopedic spine specialist.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Levine
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: A benign fracture of the vertebrae should heal in that period of time;although if the musculoligamentouss structures are "weakened", that could result ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Bone: Bone fracture compression, flexion distraction common spine fracture medical broken back is a bone injury or disruption of normal spine alignment i pe ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No. these heal no---: -MATTER WHAT U DO.TRY IT & IF IT HRTS, WAIT A FEW DAYS & HAVE @ IT AGAIN. EVENTUALLY THE PAIN WILL SUBSIDE.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: I assume you're asking if you cangive birth naturally with these things going on, because yes, you can cary a pregnancy. Childbirth is different ques ... Read More
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