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How long does it take for hairline fractures to heal

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-10 weeks: It depends on what bone has a hairline fracture. A hairline fracture of a bone in the hand or foot will likely heal in 6 weeks, but a hairline fractur ... Read More
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Dr. Rudolf Zak
18 years experience Podiatry
Fracture: If immobilized about 6 weeks.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Brodsky
41 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Doesn't matter: Most "hairline" nasal fractures are mis-read xrays. There is nothing you need to do for a non-displaced ("hairline fracture") of the nose. It might ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
6-8 weeks: Depending on where and your health.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
14 years experience Sports Medicine
8 to 12 weeks: A standard fractured bone that is in place without major displacement takes 8 to 12 weeks to heal in a healthy person with proper immobilization. Smok ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8-12 weeks: It take 8-12 weeks for fracture in the spine to heal.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 6 weeks: This should heal in 6 - 8 weeks, barring any complications.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
?: It depends on where it is. In certain areas of vertebral body an innocent "hairline" fx can lead 2 instability. B sure 2 c a spine surgeon 4 ur care.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend were is it: If the fracture in the thigh bone it take 6-8 weeks , if the fracture in small bone it take less than that.
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