A 43-year-old member asked:
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for how long does a bone fracture take to heal?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Depends: Healing depends on age, younger person faster healing, and mineralization, slower with osteoporosis. Deformity at fracture site such as angulation or displacement increases tiem for healing.
Answered on Feb 1, 2014

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