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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Call Dr.: Where ever you got the cast or where you are expected to follow up, is where you should call and let them know your concerns , sometimes there are iss ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Gotman
36 years experience Podiatry
Hairline Fracture: Normal bone healing takes 8 weeks Longer if not properly immobilized.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See his doctor: He needs to be evaluated by his doctor to find out what's going on.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical union: X-rays are often the last thing to show solid healing after a fracture. Clinically patients recover faster than their xrays. X-rays do not show the ... Read More
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fibula: it the break is in the shaft, you should be able to walk on it now. If it is down around the ankle, about 6 wks, but you could use a walking boot afte ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Depends: The length of the casting will be dependent on the severity of the fracture and any displacement that may have occurred. I'm glad you have minimal pai ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Need xrays: Need to see a surgeon to see if the healing was complete or requires an intervention, as well as for proper rehabilitation planning.
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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: It is possible he may need physical therapy. Your orthopedic doctor will advise you if it is needed.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The wrist needs to be evaluated. Casting is only very rarely needed. Splinting is easier. However, many areas of tendinitis can resolve with a simple ... Read More
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