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i think i hyper extended my elbow i need to quickly recover how should i treat it how long should it take to be healed

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
21 years experience Family Medicine
Time: If it is just a sprain, it can take 2-8 weeks depending on the severity and treatment. Rest, ice, compression and elevation (rice) is a good place to ... Read More
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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: It depends on the injury. Four months is a long time. Occasionally, depending on the injury, surgery is required. If you have not seen an orthopedic s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Which bone?Your activity level?Cast or splint? Most fractures need 6-8 weeks to heal, some much more.Please follow your ortho's advice.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
A few weeks: Time to heal will depend on a few factors - such as presence of dislocation or not, presence of joint involvement or not. An uncomplicated elbow fract ... Read More

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