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A female asked:

have radius hairline fracture from 6wks ago but was only in cast for 2wks. x-rays show it's still broken- have i spent 4wks damaging it long term?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
No: You need to speak to your doctor and see what his plan is. How does the arm feel? Go right back to this doctor
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Probably not: As long as it is not displaced, it is unlikely any harm has occurred. Don't hesitate to discuss with your doctor.

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