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Could A Collar Bone Could Be Fractured From A Seatbelt
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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
I fractured my collar bone and 4 days later it burns and when I put ice on it it sill burns, so much so I can't feel the ice.
That's a statement-: -not a question. But ice is used to decrease blood supply so there is less swelling, this also numbs the best nerves 2 help decrease pain. Ice in water is better as ice coming out of the freezer is at 0 degrees F or lower & can burn U. Use a gel pak or a ziplock bag with ice & water, also leave it on 4 about an hour then an hour or So off. ...Read more
I am a 23year old female and met with an accident recently due to which I fractured my left collar bone. What precautions do I need to take?
Probably none.: A fractured collar bone will heal on its own. Probably best to have a doctor evaluate it. But, it normally doesn't cause any problems. No special precautions to recommend. ...Read more
Clavicle: A broken collar bone and fracture are really the same. You can have a seperation of the clavicle from the sternum. That is different. As always ask your doctor to explain what they found on x-ray to you. Ask them to explain when family are present to help remind you later. Be well. Always wear a seat belt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's painful: Try sleeping in a recliner. Some patients tell me that helps until the pain gets better. ...Read more
Had a car accident totaled car. Broke 2 ribs fractured 4 more plus collar bone. Happened end of nov. How long will pain be intense. In SEVERE PAIN!!!
Another 3-4 weeks at: Least, as the rib Fxs certainly hurt. Its only been 2 weeks since your accident. Things U can do to help yourself, include:- 1: Heating pad ; 2: Support your chest during Cough/sneeze, with hand (s), or a cushion that U hug; 3: Muscle relaxers; 4: Cough syrup to suppress it; 5:Request your Doc for some Intercostal blocks of anesthetic meds. Maybe helpful. Good Luck. ...Read more
See below: There are several different types of clavicle fractures and so there treatment varies. The most common type is located in the middle one third and usually heals well by 8-12 weeks, during which a figure of eight harness or a sling can be used. ...Read more
Most of them will: Heal. Historically, clavicle fractures have been considered best treated nonoperatively, with good outcomes. Management typically included the use of either a shoulder sling or a figure-of-eight brace. The vast majority of these fractures healed, with variable amounts of cosmetic deformity. ...Read more
They favor that side: Babies are small and broken bones are hard to detect. A baby will avoid moving that arm and will fuss if you touch that area or lay then at that side. Fortunately these injuries heal quickly and usually without permanent problems. If you suspect that your baby or child has an injury, they should be properly evaluated by a trained health care provider. This evaluation may include an x-ray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clavicle fracture: Clavicle fractures can occur from a fall onto an outstretched arm or from direct trauma to the area. They can also occur in babies during childbirth. ...Read more
Not too serious: Usually the only treatment is an figure of 8 shoulder bandage to support the collar bone. Avoid excessive activity of the shoulder while the bone heals. A bone lump may result as the bone heals. ...Read more
Get a medical exam: A medical examination can help you here. An x-ray of the clavicle can show if there is any fracture. But this is only likely if you have had some serious trauma. Otherwise it could be some internal disease of the clavicle...This too should show up on a plane film (x-ray) of the clavicle. ...Read more
Sling: Follow your orthopedists advice. Usually these fractures are treated in a sling. They need monitoring with x-rays to ensure proper healing. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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