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Fractured radius surgery healing time

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 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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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Facial nerve injury: Your facial nerve (moves your face) has been injured. If you have had surgery for the fracture, this may be a complication of the surgery. I would see ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: A non complicated tibia fracture usually heals in any where between 6-12 weeks. If you have already had a tibia fracture which did not heal, which is ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Morgan
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends : Depends on type of non union. If the nonunion is a hypertrophic non union or one that made a lot of bone then it may only take 6 to 10 weeks. If it is ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Takes12-18 mos.: Seen mainly in mid shaft fractures due 2 poor blood supply and less than satisfactory fixation that allows movement @ the fracture site. It entails ta ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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6 weeks: if your bones heal normally.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8-12 weeks: The healing time for this fracture is around 8-12 weeks unless there are complication, I am sorry i could not se the x-ray.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Open nonunion: Each fracture has its own personality: worse prognosis with open, comminuted, malunion, nonunion. It depends upon the host immunity, health, and heal ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
5th toe : Give it time/// I have never run across one that needed more than time and waiting to bet better wear a shoe or sandal that is comfortable and wait ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Repeat X-rays: Not all injuries get appreciated on first films. If you have continued pains for more than 7-10 days, getting follow up studies/x-rays would help. A c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Hard to say: May be too early to see callus, nonunion, etc. X-ray findings need to be correlated with history and physical exam, preferably by an orthopedic surgeo ... Read More

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