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hi :) so heres the thing. 5 years ago my radius or ulma was fractured and i didnt consult a doctor. when it healed is has a little 'bend' and i think there are more bone specially on the frantured part. can it still be fixed or straigthen it ? (20yo)

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe: To do so may require that it be re-broken (during surgery ) and either pinned in place or otherwise maneuvered & cast. The process is specialized & requires an orthopedic surgeon that considers the potential for outcome worth the surgical risks/recovery process.

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