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A 28-year-old female asked:

Is it normal for doc 2 say its ok 2 not wear a cast when forearm is still broken?complete fractures of radius/ulna have only little healing, no surgery

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Pretty early: 6-8 wks.4 a good start on healing depending on the location of the fracture. With no callus formation i would seek another opinion.B very careful in the meantime.
Last updated Nov 15, 2013


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