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how long will it take for a hip hairline fracture to heal

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-12 weeks: Depending on the type of fracture, most of these injuries will require surgery. Afterward, it takes about six weeks for the bone to become structural ... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
6weeks: Nonweight bearing these are usually fix necause chance of displacement with wiegjt bearing displacement carries the risk of avascular necrosis disaste ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Hip fracture: Typically six weeks is necessary for any fracture to mend. There are extenuating circumstances however. Compression side fractures can generally be le ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip fracture: Hip fractures can be very serious injuries and can lead to long-term problems such as arthritis. Even a hairline fracture can displace (shift) - make ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more inform-: -ation. What was fractured, & how did it happen. Trip, slipped,on stairs. Also your age & do you have osteoporosis? Was it hip or pelvis? Gues ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This is completely dependent on the individuals pain threshhold. Some people complain about a slpinter and others can walk on a broken leg - its all ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: This type of fracture will not need a cast.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luks
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 weeks: Most hairline fractures heal rather quickly. That said, some fractures seem to take their time and other still will not heal without some "help". M ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
6-8 weeks: Depending on where and your health.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
15 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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