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herbal treatment for baby collar bone fracture

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A baby can have a metal plate put in for a collar bone fracture, but this would require a very rare and extremely unique set of circumstances to be in ... Read More
Dr. Raja Nandyal
51 years experience Pediatrics
No: All fractures of collar bones of babies heal nicely without any surgery (within 7 to 10 days). Very rarely, an infant with brittle bone disease (viabl ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Why ever?: Newborns heal without specific therapy. The bone has a rubbery sleeve that keeps a cracked bone in place, so there is no need for external devices to ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Clavicle fracture: Clavicle fractures can occur from a fall onto an outstretched arm or from direct trauma to the area. They can also occur in babies during childbirth. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
They favor that side: Babies are small and broken bones are hard to detect. A baby will avoid moving that arm and will fuss if you touch that area or lay then at that side. ... Read More
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Check with your Peds: By physical examination in any pediatric office. The good part though is that no treatment required.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
They heal alone: They heal by themselves in about a week or two without specific treatment.Have to be careful how to position the newborn in bed and how to hold the ba ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Clavicle fracture: Your break should be well healed by now. I would encourage you to strengthen the muscles about the shoulder blade and rotator cuff to help you fully ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The clavicle (collar bone) will usually heal quite readily unless some soft tissue got caught inbetween the ends of the bone at the time of the injury ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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Fast: New borns heal this type of fx very rapidly. Within 7-10 days should no longer be painful. Complete healing will take a few weeks but once it stops ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The fracture would of healed in about 4 weeks.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Yee
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes. This will hurt until your bone heals.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Sling: Follow your orthopedists advice. Usually these fractures are treated in a sling. They need monitoring with x-rays to ensure proper healing.
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