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Doctor insights on: Delivery With Shoulder Dystocia Humerus Fracture In Baby

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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What are the tests for possible delivery with shoulder dystocia?

What are the tests for possible delivery with shoulder dystocia?

There isn't one: It is generally impossible to tell beforehand if shoulder dystocia will occur. ...Read more

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Have many baby had a greenstick humerus fracture? If so, how long does it take to heal?

Have many baby had a greenstick humerus fracture? If so, how long does it take to heal?

Depends on age: If an infant, fractures heal very fast. May be as soon as 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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I have humerus fracture. Kindly tell me diet and medicine which help in heal fracture.

I have humerus fracture. Kindly tell me diet and medicine which help in heal fracture.

Bone Healing Aids: A well balanced diet is best regardless of injury. While taking a calcium supplement will not speed healing as well as a multi vitamin its part of a balanced diet. If you are taking anti inflammatory medication you should discuss the possible effects on fracture healing with your doctor. If you smoke stop while your fracture is healing. Smoking is associated with delayed fracture healing. ...Read more

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Humerus fracture - post surgery - heat/icey creams, what to do?

Humerus fracture - post surgery - heat/icey creams, what to do?

Humerus fracture: It depends on how far out u are from the surgery. Within the first 48 hours you should use ice then u can use heat if that makes it feel better. Creams can help with muscle pain. ...Read more

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If i broke my arm (proximal humerus fracture), what is the recovery time like?

If i broke my arm (proximal humerus fracture), what is the recovery time like?

Proximal humerus: It may take 6 weeks for boney healing, depending upon the displacement of the fracture, the health of the individual, and the quality of the surrounding soft tissues. ...Read more

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Sir 25 yrs age mid shaft humerus fracture movement of plate from original position 10-15 degrees of angulation union there operated 1 mnth 7 days?

Malunion: This fracture heals in about 6 weeks. The bone remodels overtime. Some angulation is well tolerated in this bone because of excellent rom at the shoulder joint. You will have good acceptable results once the bone is healed. ...Read more

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Is calcium deficiency reason for humerus fracture during armwrestling?

Is calcium deficiency reason for humerus fracture during armwrestling?

Could be: result of abnormality in calcium metabolism, including malabsorption, parathyroid disorders, or kidney disease. Time to get a medical check up in addition to orthopedic evaluation for other occult fractures or bone injuries.. ...Read more

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Can humerus fracture heal without sling.

Give it a rest: Best to immobilize your fracture with a sling, splint or orthotic. Not giving it a chance to heal could lead to a nonunion which could result in a surgery. ...Read more

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How long for a spiral humerus fracture to mend?

How long for a spiral humerus fracture to mend?

It depend: On her general health and how bad the fracture, i will say 2-3 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

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


Dr. Daniel Ivankovich
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Humerus Fracture (Definition)

It is a fracture (bone break) of the upper arm bone. The humerus is the bone that connects to the shoulder (through part of the shoulder blade) at one end, the elbow (through the two bones of the forearm, the ulna and the radius) at the other. The humerus can be fractured ...Read more