A 46-year-old member asked:
i think i fractured my elbow. how long should it take swelling on my forearm to go down?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Technically 1 year: One if you have a fracture you need to get an xray. 85% of swelling will be better by 8 weeks. The 15% occurs over the year and after a facture that elbow may be slightly more swollen permanently.
Last updated May 4, 2015
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