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How long does it take for a broken thigh to heal completely after surgery

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3-6 months: It can often take longer depending on the severity of the injury.
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several months: Need time for healing and then for strengthening. Can take several months.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
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:
Dr. Mark Diamond
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
Dr. John Callahan
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:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Stockings?: I am assuming stocking post op prevention blood clots usually once adequate ambulation. Unless high risk surgery.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
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:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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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