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A 18-year-old male asked:

Broke my 5th metacarpal, they put me in a cast for 2 weeks but cast fell a part. will my hand work properly again with no cast now?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: Talk to your doctor. It depends on how much of an angle there is on the 5th metacarpal.

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Last updated Jan 19, 2020

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