A 24-year-old female asked:
4 years ago, i broke my scaphoid. i still have intense occasional pain. is this normal? i have ehlers danlos so could that be causing it?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Very likely: Trauma may lead to chronic pain even after the fracture is healed especially in those with congenital condition like you have. Physical therapy and occasional anti-inflammatory medications may help.
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