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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Many possibilities: Nonunion. Malunion. Chronic pain. Infection. Nerve & muscle damage. Abnormal gait. Inability to walk/run. Therefore, make sure you go see doc for eval ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3-6 month: It depends what fracture is it, the treatment method and if you have complications with it.
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Dr. Milan Sen
Dr. Milan Sen answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3-6 months: Timing varies depending on age, other health conditions, type of fracture, location of fracture, and treatment method. In someone your age, good callo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 months: Assumong there is no bone loss or infection most compound femur fractures will heal in 4-6 months.
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Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4 to 6 months: Most femoral shaft fractures take 4 to 6 months to completely heal. Some take even longer, especially if the fracture was open or broken into several ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Temporary fixation: Fracture of femur usually requires surgery to repair. Most of the adult femur fractures are trated by i/m rod that goes in side the bone to stabiliz ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3 - 12 months: An open or compound femur fracture is a severe, high energy injury that requires extensive treatment and healing time.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: This really depends on the location of the fracture and age of the patient. But, options include intramedullary rod, plate and screws, .
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Hopefully none: Chronic pain is defined in several ways-all of which have to do with time from onset of pain. For example, one definition is pain that lasts longer t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Broken bone above --: the knee joint. He needs treatment for it, from an Orthopedic surgeon. Good luck.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This is quite an: open ended question. Could you clarify what specifically you would like to know and re-ask. Thanks much.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
As long as healing: As long as your fractures are healed or well on the way to healing, and as long as you are progressing well with ambulating, and as long as you have b ... Read More
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