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Broken leg w/ screw told not to put weight on it or else screw will shatter. Fell, leaned on leg briefly while wearing walking boot. Will it be okay?

Broken leg w/ screw told not to put weight on it or else screw will shatter. Fell, leaned on leg briefly while wearing walking boot. Will it be okay?

Most likely: I'm not sure what surgery you had, but breaking hardware is typically very painful. If you aren't experiencing increasing pain or swelling, it's probably okay. X-rays would confirm your suspicion. ...Read more

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Sir please suggest me the way to join internally broken leg.

Sir please suggest me the way to join internally broken leg.

Varies : There are a number of ways to treat a displaced fracture of the leg including reducing and applying a cast, fixing it with pins or plated or screws; or using an intramedullary rod or a device known as an external fixator. Choice is based on specific fracture type. ...Read more

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How to treat a broken leg?

How to treat a broken leg?

Immobilization.: Usually some form of immobilization is necessary, but certain fractures may require surgery. Please see an orthopedic specialist, for the proper care. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would a toddlers broken leg heal ok?

Hi docs, would a toddlers broken leg heal ok?

Yes: Yes it will heal but needs to be seen by orthopedist or pediatrician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What happens after broken leg surgery?

What happens after broken leg surgery?

Where in leg?: Where was your 'leg' broken. 'leg' to ors means tibia/ fibula ( between knee and ankle). Did u have surgery or casted , etc. If u had surgery was your bone 'rodded' or plated or other . Please be more specific... Thanks! ...Read more

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How could you splint a human broken leg?

How could you splint a human broken leg?

See below: Use a piece of wood on each side of the fracture and wrap tightly with a wrap to keep the wood and fracture in place.. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sleep on my side with a broken leg?

Is it safe to sleep on my side with a broken leg?

Depends.: Depends on where the break is, and how it's being protected. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the proper emergency first aid for a broken leg?

What is the proper emergency first aid for a broken leg?

Splint: Apply a splint or tie it to the next finger, toe or extremity. In case of neck , apply a cervical collar but leave it until medics come if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Someone please help me account for broken leg and ribs on baby?

Someone please help me account for broken leg and ribs on baby?

Worrisome...: The baby could have fallen or had an accident, but there is likely something more serious at play. There could be genetic diseases like osteogenesis imperfecta that causes "brittle bones". The other thing of concern would be child abuse. Either way, i would take this very seriously. ...Read more