A 40-year-old member asked:
can someone tell me how long will it take for a broken finger to heal?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Danny Proffitt answered
42 years experience Family Medicine
4-6 weeks: All things being equal, the bone shold heal in 4-6 weeks. If it is a complicated fracture, infected, or if other issues, it may take longer. Discuss with your orthopedist or hand surgeon.
Answered on Feb 11, 2013
Dr. Otto Placik answered
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
8-14 weeks: Finger bones take anywhere from 8-14 weeks to heal when compared to most per long nines which typically take 6-8 weeks. Thismismdue to the size, instability and blood supply to these delicate little bones.
Answered on Jan 20, 2019
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