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transverse fracture causes

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James DeMeo
29 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Farcture: Any fracture can heal on its own but that doesn't mean it heals with out complications there are many things that can go wrong during fracture healing ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Transverse fracture: ... is when the broken piece of bone is at a right angle to the bone's axis. However, you have not told us what bone(s) were broken--basic information ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No, these R very --: -hard 2 heal. It is unstable & walking on it makes it even more so. Get into C an orthopedic surgeon 4 eval, May need surgery but only by eval &am ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Healed and pain free: Be patient. Typically these heal 8-10 % per week and take 10-12 weeks to heal. Muscle atrophy will set in while you're waiting to heal, and this will ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Depends: A non displaced transverse fracture will heal, but will need immobilization of some sort such as a cast or cam walker. If it is displaced then in need ... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
It depends on angle: If it was a simple fracture and the bone was in good alignment, let it heal on its own. If it was significantly displaced or angulated, a surgical red ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
There : There are three bones in the little ("pinky") toe (some folks only have two), and they are called phalanges (the pleural of "phalanx"). The one close ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Orthopedics: You obviously saw a doctor. Did she/he not treat the fracture. A fracture is not a do it yourself matter. You may wish to consult an orthopedic surgeo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: I would check with your doctor. Usually 4 weeks is enough time but it depends on the individual fracture, symptoms, exam findings, and appearance of ... Read More
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Golberg
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: A bit of displacement is ok, generally more than 2 cm is open to question. Open reduction and plate and screw fixation used more and more foe complex ... Read More

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