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Hairline Fracture Pelvis Symptoms
Depends: This is completely dependent on the individuals pain threshhold. Some people complain about a slpinter and others can walk on a broken leg - its all dependent on the individual. ...Read more
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've just been told that I have a hairline fracture to the pelvis but I wasn't given a cast what's up?
Hip fracture: Typically six weeks is necessary for any fracture to mend. There are extenuating circumstances however. Compression side fractures can generally be left alone and allowed to heal naturally. Fractures on the tension inside of the bone however commonly need internal fixation. See your orthopedic surgeon to know for sure. ...Read more
65+ woman fell down and had hairline fracture, has been advised bed rest for a month. Will hip support belt speed up recovery if so! Which kind?
Need more inform-: -ation. What was fractured, & how did it happen. Trip, slipped, on stairs. Also your age & do you have osteoporosis? Was it hip or pelvis? Guess age is 65, sorry. Bed rest for a month is very bad @ that age. If it's a hip it should be fixed so she can be up & around. If pelvis, my patients take pain meds & get up and about as much as they can. In this case pain meds R needed 2 control it so can go. ...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 more
Hairline fracture: Pain over bony area of injury, worsening pain on standing or working ankle, swelling, . ...Read more
Its been two weeks since my friend injured his jaw. What are the symptoms of mandible hairline fracture like on the left angle of jaw?
Varies: The term "hairline" fracture" is usually used to describe a fracture that has not resulted in displacement of the segments. Often the occlusion is normal. Swelling may be minimal. Often the jaws are not wired or plated. The patient is placed on a non-chew diet. The patient is watched closely by the oral surgeon to make sure the fragments do not shift. ...Read more
Can waking up with the sweats and heavy breathing with pain in the collarbone be a symptom for hairline fracture in the collarbone?
Go to ER: Something else maybe going on---go to the er now to be evaluated. ...Read more
See below: Ahairline fracture is not usually a complete fracture thru the bone. ...Read more
Frzcture: It could turn into a full fracture. ...Read more
If you've had an operation to repair the patella, most times some motion is allowed early on, but typically full motion is not allowed for 4-6 weeks, depending on the injury and the repair method.
When you do exercise walking, ellipticals, and gentle stationary cycling are good. As for weights, avoid exercises like leg extensions, favoring closed chain movements like leg presses. Good luck! ...Read more
You may: With most fractures of the extremities, some type of immobilization is needed. It may not be a cast. It could be splinting, taping, bracing, special shoe (if foot) or casting. There are a variety of techniques to stabilize a fracture. The type used will depend on a variety of factors. Your doctor can explain what option (s) are available for your situation. Dr l. ...Read more
Same as Other Fractu: As with all fractures, it depends upon the problem. Even with involvement of the growth plate, immobilzation for some, surgical repair for others. The orthopedist knows what is best for the specific situation. ...Read more
See an orthopedist: There are so many different ways you can fracture you knee and in so many different places that you really need to see your friendly neighborhood orthopedist to tailor treatment based on your specific fracture and individual situation! ...Read more
Pain & Swelling: The symptoms of a hairline/occult fracture include persistent pain, swelling and difficulty walking and standing on the ankle. These can also be small enough that they are not revealed on normal x-rays. If these persist longer than your doctor indicated for a sprain, additional testing such as an MRI or bone scan might need to be considered. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Probably Not: In the setting of fracture care physical therapy is generally used to increase range of motion, strengthen muscles, and accelerate return to activities. Most patients have some sort of immobilization during fracture healing and after the fracture is healed need some transition to full pre-fracture activity. However, many patients can do exercises at home and do not need formal physical therapy. ...Read more
Imaging test: No way to tell for sure it's fractured without an xray. See a doctor. ...Read more
X-ray: Have a podiatrist take an xray.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hairline ankle fract: With appropriate care, 6 to 8 weeks is typical. ...Read more
No difference: A "hairline fracture" is a layman's term for a non-displaced fracture (a break in the bone, but the bone has not move out of position at all). All hairline fractures are fractures, but not all fractures are hairline fractures, as fractures are often times displaced due to the force of the injury and/or due to the muscle pull of the surrounding muscles. ...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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