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Dr. James Eitner
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Which bone is most frequently fractured in the body?

Which bone is most frequently fractured in the body?

Collar Bone: Generally, the collar bone or clavicle as the most commonly fractured single bone. The clavicle is relatively thin and exposed, with little protection. If you look at general areas, the wrist (made of several bones) is the most common area fractured under the age of 75 and the hip for those over 75 years old. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Gerald Mandell
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For how long does it take for your uma bone to heal if u fractured it?

For how long does it take for your uma bone to heal if u fractured it?

Sometimes factors: Healing also depends on any angulation or separation of fracture fragments. Person's mineralization can affect bone healing, such as osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Kyle Dickson
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How long do you think it would take to heal a fractured on right medial cuniform bone ?

How long do you think it would take to heal a fractured on right medial cuniform bone ?

8 weeks: But soft tissue and rehab can take longer. Some pts tell me they are still getting better 1 year later. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Galland
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What is a good way to determine if you fractured a bone ?

What is a good way to determine if you fractured a bone ?

Imaging: Barring obvious deformity, see a physician & have a x-ray to determine if you have a fracture. If it is unclear on an x-ray a ct scan may be necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Guy Fogel
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How long until fractured funny bone heals?

How long until fractured funny bone heals?

Ulna or humerus: Depends on the location of the break but usually 6 weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Fractured sesamoid bone? What does that mean?

Fractured sesamoid bone? What does that mean?

Broken your sesamoid: Two very small sesamoids (about the size of corn) are found in the underside of the forefoot near the great toe, one on the outer side of the foot and the other closer to the middle of the foot. Like other bones, sesamoids can break (fracture). It is common among ballet dancers, runners and baseball catchers. ...Read more

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Dr. Oliver Wang
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My talus bone hurts! do you think I might have fractured or broke it?

My talus bone hurts! do you think I might have fractured or broke it?

Depends: Did you have a traumatic event recently. Talus sits under the ankle and doesn't usually fracture unless you have a high velocity injury. You may just have arthritis in the ankle joint. See specialist for x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Kyle Dickson
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Dr. Daniel Solomon
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How can you tell if i fractured a sesamoid bone?

X-rays: Get x-rays and make sure they do a comparision with the opposite side foot. ...Read more

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Subsequent to sex and it still hurts. Could I have fractured my pubic bone?

Subsequent to sex and it still hurts. Could I have fractured my pubic bone?

Unlikely: This is pretty unlikely. It takes a lot of force (most commonly, a car accident or a significant fall) to fracture a pubic bone, so unless you think there was that much force, i wouldn't worry about a fracture. More likely it's just inflammed. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

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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