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Can You Have A Hairline Fracture In Your Hand And Still Have Movement
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Hairline fracture on elbow ? What can doctors do two weeks after been in a sling , still very sore no movement??? Help please!
Radial head fracture: is a commonly injured bone in the elbow that gets hairline or marginal (nondisplaced) fractures associated with elbow pain and swelling and are treated in a sling and then rapidly mobilized to avoid stiffness as long as there are no igmament injuries. Speak a treating physician about exercise, therapy and weaning from the sling as long as there is an OK, MOTION IMPORTANT despite soreness lingering ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's been more than a week and i still can't pull my thumb all the way forward or back because of the pain. Could there be a hairline fracture?
Bicycle chain fell against my pinky - think it's a hairline fracture. Still a little red, swollen after a month but only hurts sometimes. Get trtmnt?
U need images &-: -exam to get a Dx then Rx is dictated by the findings. Unable 2 rec Rx without this. ...Read more
Pain, swelling...: ... Decreased painful range of motion, strength deficits, night pain, persistent symptoms more than three or four days. If you have point tenderness, this too is a suggestive sign that may require a visit to your primary care doc, sports doc or orthopedist. You may need an xray and/or immobilization, sometimes even surgery. It's best to diagnose fractures early, so you can best heal in alignment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take a small hairline fracture take to heal in metacarpal area of hand in an active 25 yr old?
I recently got injured in a fight in where I was jumped. Everything has healed fine except my hand how long will a hairline fracture take to heal if I?
While at work i noticed my right middle knuckle was sore especially with any pussure against my hand. Could this be a hairline fracture?
Depends: Did you hit it on something? Then yes. If not then an inflammatory issue is more likely. An xray would be helpful... ...Read more
I got hairline fracture in 5th metacarpal bone in hand 15days back im using splint, how much time i would continue splint?
Repeat Xray or MRI: Initial xray may not show, but should in about 2 wks or so. An MRI is a much better test for for small fracture. A bone scan can also show this. If you did not have trauma, fracture is not likely. Use of antiinflammatory med such as aleve/motrin for pain, and a wrist splint may help quite a bit. Rest, but should have some gentle range of motion to avoid stiffness. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I was told I have a hairline fracture in periosteum of pinky toe. What does that mean? I thought the periosteum was just a fibrous membrane?
You are right: You are right in saying that is not perfect terminology. The doctor may be implying that either you sustained a small occult fracture or that you injured the periosteum which can occur in a bone contusion. Either way, sound like a minor injury which should do well quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immobilize: Most hairline fractures heal within 4-6 weeks except for scaphoid fractures. If it has not healed then you need to see a specialist to see why you have not healed. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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