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two weeks after fracture and still not seen doctor

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: The vast majority of clavicle fractures heal well without surgery; but there are specific cases where surgery is recommended. Delayed or nonunions is ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Really depends on location of fracture. Most fractures take )-8 weeks to heAl,. Oat doctors like to get elbows moving as soon as it is safe to avoid ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Radial head fracture: is a commonly injured bone in the elbow that gets hairline or marginal (nondisplaced) fractures associated with elbow pain and swelling and are treate ... Read More
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Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Face,Skull Fx: Npa is contraindicated with severe head or facial injuries, specially with fx of the base of the skull(battle"s sign), in that case oropharyngeal iair ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: You will need to consult a chest surgeon re. what can be done. Each case is different.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: To do so may require that it be re-broken (during surgery ) and either pinned in place or otherwise maneuvered & cast. The process is specialized ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: If a hairline type or minor chip fracture is present then it can sometimes be easily missed. However, proper treatment may have already been provided ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Talk Ur parents: about Ur trouble. They make the decisions. I would C if they will let U C an orthopedist, best is fellowship trained hand surgeon if 1 in Ur area. Thi ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
27 years experience Radiology
MRI: Metal can cause an artifact on a MRI examination that makes it hard to see the structures near the hardware. It is likely safe to have a MRI since mo ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Mora
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bad fall: Make sure you are seeing a good orthopedic surgeon. It sounds like you had a serious injury that needs close follow up.

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