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What is the bone in the forearm calleed

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
About 6 weeks: Bone healing takes about 6-8 weeks for 70% healing. Full healing can take 3 months or longer. An orthopedist should be monitoring it until full healin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Balaram
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radius: The radius is the shorter of the two bones, but they are very similar in length. The radius is wider close to the wrist, and the ulna is wider close ... Read More
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Dr. John Wigneswaran
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Suggestions : Obviously if the weight is a problem don't exert yourself. There are many reasons for feeling like this including bone disease, muscle or tendon weakn ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Forearm size: At this age, there's no much to do as your bone plates have closed. Not sure if one of your forearms or both are small and if they are disproportionat ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: This does not sound serious; however, it should be examined and evaluated by a physician
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: Removing the plates would require another surgery; any procedure come with some risk, thus if the plates are not infected, your have no unbearable pai ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam: Pain you are describing needs to evaluated by a DR Please call and get apt today or go to the ER
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Unhealed wound: Do not do anything. Cover the wound with sterile gauze( first wipe around with alcohol or gentle soap and water). Go to ER/ urgent care or orthopedist ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most require ORIF: If the fractures are in the mid- shaft( mid forearm) this will require surgery( generally plating of both bones). If the fractures occurred near the w ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendon: This is most often from over training with excessive strain of the tendons. Be careful working through the pain as this could lead to rupture. Especi ... Read More
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