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How long does it take for a broken thigh to heal completely after surgery
A 35-year-old member asked:
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3-6 months: It can often take longer depending on the severity of the injury.
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several months: Need time for healing and then for strengthening. Can take several months.
A 43-year-old member asked:
56 years experience General Surgery
When fx heals: Hard ware stays till the fracture completely heals, shows good callous tissue forms, may take 8 to 10 wks some timeseven more.
A 53-year-old member asked:
46 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your Doctor: Fractures, particularly requring surgery have very specific to the patient time tables depending upon nutrition, general health and the specific injur ... Read More
24 years experience Podiatry
Ask your surgeon: Ask the surgeon that performed the correction and follow his or her directions.
A 31-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Stockings?: I am assuming stocking post op prevention blood clots usually once adequate ambulation. Unless high risk surgery.
A 25-year-old member asked:
9 years experience General Practice
According to surgeon: Your surgeon will direct specific wound care instructions for you based on your past medial history and the precise nature of the procedure. Infection ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
45 years experience General Surgery
Ruptured: Achilles tendon is a serious injury, requiring major operation and protracted rehab. You should address these questions to your ortho surgeon, and un ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: How long ago was the surgery done? It may take as long as one year to fully recover. However, the return of leg pain is a possible issue. Speak with y ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
56 years experience Pediatrics
Post-op bruise: If the bruise is around or near the surgery site, not extensive and not painful, it could just be a normal result of the procedure. Do not forget to h ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
29 years experience Anesthesiology
A nerve block : Should show a progressive dissipation until it is gone. It should not recur or deepen and certainly shouldn't increase its depth with position. You sh ... Read More
A member asked:
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Should improve: Surgery to straighten your leg should, obviously, have a good effect on your future, not a bad one. All surgeries have potential risks - for this typ ... Read More
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