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treatment for cracked femur

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
There may be a few..: Treatment may rage from non-operative options to cartilage replacement/restoration procedures. Please see an orthopaedic surgeon in your area. One c ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hardware removal: If you have this hardware in the femur most likely this what cause the problem. Talk to your surgeon about removing the hardware and that most likely ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Is this the hip/femoral head area? If so, it could be a simple bruise but a fracture is a possibility as well. What was the mechanism of injury. If ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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Pinning or ORIF: Percutaneously pinning of the femur or open reduction and internal fixation of the femur.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Osteopenia: At age 62 you should be a bit concerned but for now I would strongly suggest you check with the doctor whether or not your need drug therapy. Please ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Usually relative rest is all you need to employ to get adequate healing. Rarely, they need to be removed surgically if there is chronic pain.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Josué Abraham Hernández Benítez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Yes, but it may be insignificant, it depends on the treatment volume, the grade of movement and on the radiation technique. I suggest you ask this con ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably: There are many causes of hip pain= osteoarthritis, labral/cartilage tears, hip flexor strains, bursitis, stress fractures & referred pain to the hip a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
REST: Apply ice try and rest, it will take a little time for the bruised bone to improve. Hematoma may have to be drained.
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