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i have a buckle fracture in my right wrist what are my treatment options

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Cast or splint: For the most part, buckle fractures are minimally displaced fractures that can be treated conservatively (e.g. Non-surgically). Casting or splinting i ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Splint or surgery.: A boxer's fracture can be frequently treated with splinting or casting. If your hand surgeon sees that the fracture is not significantly angulated or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Splint may be fine: A splint may be fine, depending upon time from injury and x-ray status. If you are already more than a couple weeks out from injury, a splint is like ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on how-: -ago was the Fx. If it's been 8 wks or so get in2 C Ur provider.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Burning pain: I recommend you ask the doctor who is now following you for the fracture. You should have a contact number to use if you have any questions or probl ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: See a rheumatologist to learn your specific treatment options.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: Peeudohout virtually never involves the elbow. See a rheumatologist. Aspiration of the joint and examination of the fluid is the only certain way to d ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Get another opinion: As a bone spur on a rib, especially that small, is not likely to be the source of your pain.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Why six month: have an as petition first under ultrasound If it does reoccur then you do surgery.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The : The first thing that i want to know in this case is what is causing this bump. Bursitis does not typically produce shooting pain when touched. Usually ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
See your orthopod.: You need to see your orthopedic surgeon to check this asap.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
The: Appropriate brace for best support will require a physical therapist to allow for any associated deformities or limitations in both joints
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Knee injury: At your age , it is best to have it checked out if pain persisted. Make sure there is no fracture or effusion which needs immediate attention. You ma ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get 2 opinions: Cannot read the rest of your history but i take that u have developed a foot drop after your most recent ? Surgery . If u have had a long- standing fo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
It's unlikely: A ganglion cyst on your back could cause those kinds of symptoms. It may be a pilonidal cyst or something else unrelated causing sciatica. First, get ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Buckle fractures: are not present in adults. Perhaps you are referring to a non-displaced fracture. See a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon to clarify and get follow u ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctors can help...: A neurologist, neurosurgeon, and physiatrist (physical medicine) doctor can look to see what needs to be done. If born with a vertebral defect, and no ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Assuming it is : nothing more than a compression fracture of the body of the vertebra caused by osteoporosis, your choices are vertebroplasty or waiting to heal. If y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
BENIGN TUMOR SKULL: Osteochondroma is a benign tumor that occurs in areas of bone and cartilage.It can cause pain and headaches if it is on the scalp or it may be painles ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Woulda, shoulda.: I think the most prudent thing for you to do right now is to your physician. Swelling and pain are two symptoms of a possible developing phlebitis or ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Tear: Rest and immobilization may help it heal otherwise nothing necessary needs to be done
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