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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely!: Once the fracture has healed and depending on the locaiton of the fracture and whether the joint and or the tendons were involved, one can have diffic ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Not usually: Most if treated don't leave on with signiicant activity issues.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meir Marmor
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Common types of fxs:: open (with skin wound)/ closed displaced / non-displaced comminuted (mult-fragmentory) / simple / 2-part/ 3-part...
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip and wrist: The most common fractures to occur after a fall in someone with osteoporosis is the hip and wrist. Vertebral body fractures are also common.
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Any: Osteoporosis refers to decreased bone mass, which results in bony fragility. Typically, osteoporosis is considered to be diffuse within a particular ... Read More
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weakened bones can -: Very easily fracture due to the osteoporosis. Minimal amount of force, like a fall from sitting or standing position will cause a bone to break in pat ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain with movement: Pain from a fracture generally is severe and worsens with movement. See your doctor if your pain continues without relief.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Trauma: Some sort of trauma likely cause the finger to break.
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
All depends on-: -the cause. Ur cardiologist is the only 1 that can answer this?.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Depressed or base : Depressed skull fractures are serious as they can damage underlying brain tissue as well as communicate with the skin causing infection. They can als ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip. Wrist and spine: The hip, wrist and spine are common sites where fractures are seen with severe osteoporosis.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
All types of these -: Can be bad, except maybe a close undisplaced fracture. All open fx or depressed are bad for getting infected or causing brain damage. Even the undispl ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Light exercise: At 2 months the fracture should be well on its way to healing so you should be able to start light weight lifting. However, you should confirm with y ... Read More

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