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Can you fracture your wrist even if you already have a cast on?

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Dr. Clayton Peimer
Dr. Clayton Peimeranswered
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Yes: Two issues 1. You may displace or disrupt the "set" fracture in the cast; 2. You can break a bone above or below the cast bottom line >> be careful; if you have problems then go see your doctor.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Especially if you're dumb enough to hit something with it.

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