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A 18-year-old male asked:
60 years experience Family Medicine
Wrist fracture: And your age with the immobilisation,between 4 to 8 weeks will allow complete healing of the fracture. I would like the orthopedic doctor to tell you ... Read More
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Wrist fracture : Takes 6-8 weeks for most . A nondisplaced hairline fracture can take less and a scaphoid can take longer. After a fracture it still may take a month o ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain limited motion: Pain, swelling, inability to grip or hold things, numbness, brusiing, inability to make a fist. Get an xray and get evalauted.
A female asked:
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Make an appt. 2 C-: -Ur orthopedic guy and have an exam & images performed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Usually: Depending on the severity of the fracture and which bones are involved, the wrist does better with immobilization to help it heal.
A 12-year-old female asked:
40 years experience Pediatrics
With wrist fracture: You will see obvious deformity, swelling, stiffness, tenderness, bruising, numbness , increasing pain with gripping and squeezing. Seek medical attent ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Radiology
Not usually: Unless you have fragile bones.
A 46-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Most wrist fractures take 6-8 but some as scaphoid fractures take 4-5 months.
A 41-year-old member asked:
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Painful: Like any significant fracture, there is associated pain, and difficulty using the affecting area. Movement at the wrist, and use of the corresponding ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist fracture : The cost depends on the type of surgey required. The cheapest will be just a reduction of the fracture and application of splint/cast in an office set ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
19 years experience Hand Surgery
8 weeks: In general, wrist fractures take about 6-8 weeks to heal. Most patients are allowed to resume full unrestricted activity after 3 months. However, not ... Read More
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