A member asked:

My 8 year old daughter broke left forearm 4 months ago. now her index finger and middle finger still feel numb, and thumb can't do active abduction. doctor says wait for nerve to recover. should we?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. George Klauber answered

Specializes in Pediatric Urology

Consult hand surgeon: Advice from a hand surgeon would be reliable.

Answered 10/11/2013


Dr. Kerrie Pinkney answered

Specializes in Palliative Care

Second opinion: The answer given to you may be correct. Can not say without more knowledge of her injury (specifics). There is no harm in seeking a second opinion from a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Take the records and films with you.

Answered 11/28/2017



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