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A 26-year-old female asked:

Can i take my arm sling off after a week of joining my bone between my wrist and elbow. i still have my cast on, also have a plate n 3 screws inside. ?

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Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ask your doctor : This seems like the kind of question best answered by the person who did all that work fixing your arm. Keep the sling until you get an answer
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