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how long for an acute nondisplaced break to heal

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Fracture: Depends on the severity: consult with us if you need more specific help.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Another 6 weeks: It'll take another 6 weeks, most likely, to heal completely, so the aching will continue but will get better.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
30 years experience Urgent Care
A primary healing: usually takes 6 weeks, and then it continues to mold and get more strength. It also depends upon your overall health and immunity state. And your calc ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dewey Jones iv
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-10 weeks: Most fibula fractures are healed in 6-10 weeks.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal fracture: Yes, a non-displaced nasal fracture will heal without intervention. Even a displaced fracture will heal, although it usually heals in the wrong spot. ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes, the density: Of the bone could be evaluated it would be washed out. I would have your vitamin D levels checked.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: It varies somewhat, but most fractures heal in the 6-8 week range. If it is still painful at 5 weeks, it is either because it is still healing, or th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low impact exercise: After being cleared by your treating doctor, start with low impact activities. Cycling and swimming are two good options.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorrie Mcgill
26 years experience Family Medicine
6-8 weeks: Generally it take about 6-8 weeks for this fracture to heal. Being over 50, if you have any osteopenia it may take a little longer. It is really imp ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies.: A stress fracture and a non displaced fracture of the fourth metatarsal are not mutually exclusive. a stress fracture simply implies the mechanism of ... Read More
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