A 42-year-old member asked:
how long does it take for a broken finger bone to heal?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Brian Chimenti answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Fracture: Varies depending on severity of fracture, displacement, age of patient, smoking status, etc. In general, most fractures that are minimally displaced will heal in 6-8 wks. Most displaced fractures can take longer and may not heal at all. Surgery may be needed to approximate the ends of the bone if widely separated.
Answered on May 28, 2017
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