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orbital zygomatic fracture

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Dickson
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Fibrous union: Most fractures are painful but if there is a fibrous union there may not be pain.

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Sidoti
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Possibly: If the fracture is minor you may not need to do anything. However often the fracture is depressed and may lead to a visible deformity if not treated. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
I am not sure: After release you have recovery of the nerve or not depend on the injury you had. Some recover totally and some not. Good luck.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience in Breast Surgery
Is it displaced?: If so, see a plastic surgeon asap. If not eat soft diet for 2 wks, don't blow your nose at least not vigorously, ice sleep w head up. Surgery to ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
Not usually: Need to allow the swelling to go down and if that is the only issue , then surgery is not needed , but there could be cartilage damage in the nose are ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Diaz
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on "minor": How minor is "minor"? If no symptoms whatsoever, no change in appearance of the eye or eye socket, no vision changes, no double vision, and the only ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kayvanfar
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See orthopedic surg: Please see an orthopedic surgeon. Most likely need to be on crutches for a number of weeks. May need to wear a cast or boot as well. Some taler fr ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Need films: Can't answer this without seeing films and previously answered that if nondisplaced or minimally displaced probably ok with cast but depends on joint ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
29 years experience in Urgent Care
A primary healing: usually takes 6 weeks, and then it continues to mold and get more strength. It also depends upon your overall health and immunity state. And your calc ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Hard to say: This may need surgery but it depends on your orthopedic surgeon as to what's the best course for you. Either way you'll need a cast.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, it should if-: -U expect 2 have a functioning knee 4 the rest of Ur life. It can only separate more, & a simple reduction & fixation will do what U want it 2 ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: You can certainly continue playing sports after an orbital fracture heals or if needed, repaired. Some orbital fractures can lead to blurred or doubl ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Medial/ lateral: Medial is the inner side of the ankle, lateral the outer side. Posterior is towards the back. Hope it helps .
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
No: Avulsion fractures are when a section of bone is torn away from the main body of bone and still connected to the tendon.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Yes: The vast majority do.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. DAVID HESTER
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Trimalleolar fractur: A trimalleolar ankle fracture by definition is an unstable ankle fracture that requires operative fixation. It includes the the distal fibula( lateral ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: Fortunately the cuneiforms are pretty rigid with alot of soft tissue/capsular attachment that help form the midfoot. A cast should help to allow thin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Displacement: If the fracture is not properly aligned, surgery is typically recommended for the best outcome.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Below the ball porti: The upper arm is the humerus bone and at the top is shaped like a ball sitting on a tube, where the tube flares and the ball starts is the sub capital ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience in Sports Medicine
Head injury: Since there a chance for internal bleeding into brain, they need to be checked and observed, if bleeding happens people need an emergency surgery.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Intraarticular fract: A condylar fx is @ the distal portion of the phalanx which has condyls & fx can b of 1 cond or both or the fx is in shaft & takes with it both condyla ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Not healing yet: This sounds like a complicated fracture. Callus is what we look for to show signs of healing. It varies in time before it becomes visible on an X-ray ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pain swelling &: Pain swelling and deformity at the level of the injured metacarpal.
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A male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, it should if-: -U expect 2 have a functioning knee 4 the rest of Ur life. It can only separate more, & a simple reduction & fixation will do what U want it 2 ... Read More

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