A 34-year-old female asked:
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What is the healing time and treatment for a hairline feacture at the base of the 5th metacarpal?

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Dr. Allan Levine
43 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
5-6 weeks: Five to six weeks for complete healing-occasionally doesn't heal. Best to wear cast /and or hard soled shoe depending on the extent of the fracture
Answered on Jun 6, 2014
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