A 39-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take to heal broken finger?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 3-6 weeks: Most fractures heal within 6 wks. The hand has a great blood supply and may heal faster. Typically, the finger needs to be immobilized during the healing process. Stiffness may occur after fracture immobilization and therapy may be needed.
Answered on Feb 16, 2019

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