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A 35-year-old member asked:

How do you treat a broken bone during an emergency?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Splint it: Apply a splint to it, elevate, stay off of it, ice and elevation.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

What can happen if you didn't treat a broken bone?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 48 years experience
May not heal: If you do not treat a fx bone properly it could go to a condition of non union or no healing, however they are certain fx of certain bones that may heal with no treatment.
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Last updated May 25, 2015

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