A 46-year-old member asked:
how much time will my broken arm hurt?
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Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin answered
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Variable: Everyone is a little different in terms of how long discomfort after a broken bone will last. Other factors include how much you move the arm (limb) that was injured and your bone density. Typically fractures/breaks heal within 6-8 weeks and most of the pain occurs in the first 1-2 weeks if the break is stabilized in a cast or proper splint.
Answered on Jul 20, 2018
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