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Healing time for fractured radius head at elbow

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe related: you need to see your doctor for initial assessment, you may be referred to an orthopedic surgeon for further management, good luck

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe never: As long as it does not produce pain, I would ignore it. It is likely cause by soft tissue.
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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6 weeks: if your bones heal normally.
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-8 weeks: Usually 6-8 weeks, but typically we start motion at 3-4 weeks to prevent subsequent stiffness.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your orthopedic : Tour orthopedic doctor is the best person to answer this question for you since he knows your history and knows the severity of the fracture.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Foglar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends but: Typically most fracture heal in about 3 months but may continue remodelling for up to a year. After three months most fractures are healed to the poin ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Trauma: Traumatic chodromalia is well problem to effect any joint and the elbow is one of them.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Have it checked: At times one can have fractures of your wrist as well as your elbow. So if you are concerned make sure to tell you orthopaedic surgeon. X-ray of y ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ask your orthopedist: In a young healthy person, at 6 weeks, a fracture is usually healed. However, I do not know the details or severity of your injury. It is easily pos ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Huffman
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It : It is recommeded that you see an orthopaedic specialist trained in elbow, upper extremity surgery. Stiffness after a radial head fracture is common. ... Read More
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