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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-8 weeks: A fracture usually takes 6-8 weeks to heal, but there are many factors that can slow this down. Smoking, use of certain medications and excessive mot ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3 months: Typically fractures of any part of the body will take 2-3 months to heal. The bone will continue to remodel for up to 12-18 months. Cartilage injuri ... Read More
Dr. David Bloome
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: The complete healing depends on the type of fracture around the knee (femur, tibia, patella?). Fractures typically take around 3 months to heal, but ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This will depend on the type of fracture, degree of fracture, any open fracture or contaminated fracture and your general health and co-morbid condito ... Read More
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
55 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weeks not days: The placement and severity of the fracture will determine the speed of healing.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
33 years experience Pain Management
Depends: It depends if the kneecap is a displaced vs nondisplaced fracture. A nondisplced fracture will heal on its own. A displaced fracture may require screw ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Less pain: The bone will probably take 2-3 months to heal, but the pain from the fracture should be much less by then. Depending on your job, many people are ab ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You mean knee cap: Or the knee itself. Knee cap with no complications it take 4-6 weeks to heal.
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Need more information.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee bone fracture: The average time is about 6 weeks.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
It depends...: Stress fractures of the patella or the groove in the femur are relatively uncommon. Healing time depends on many factors: severity of the fracture, ag ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8 weeks: Although it varies somewhat based upon a more specific description of the nature of the fracture and also the health of the patient, a general rule is ... Read More

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