A 43-year-old member asked:
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how long does it take for a broken finger to heal?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend what kind : Fracture you have it take from 6-12 weeks.
Answered on Oct 30, 2015
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Depends: A simple fracture maybe a week with splinting. A fragmented break may take several weeks with surgery. Depends again on the type of break.
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