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About 3 months: When you say "knee", that could be many types of fractures. If it is a tibial plateau fracture (a fracture of the top part of the tibia), those fractures generally heal in about three months. The healing time can be affected by the health of the patient (smokers and diabetics tend to heal more slowly). Also, the severity of the fracture can impact the healing time. 10-12 weeks is a good estimate. ...Read more
Clinical union 4-6 w: Ical union is achieved in 4 to 6 weeks, but the x rays may not show complete healing for months. ...Read more
Depends on fracture: "broken foot" could mean many different things. Most fractures will heal within 6-8 weeks if the patient follows the guidelines laid out by the treating physician. Certain fractures can take upwards of 12 weeks. Compliance with your care plan is key! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Typically 6 weeks: Most routine wrist fractures heal in about 6 weeks. Unfortunately certain fractures like scaphoid fractures can take 2-3 months or more to heal due to the tenuous blood suppply of the bone. ...Read more
On average 6-8 weeks: There are several factors that can affect healing a broken bone...severity of the break, bone that is broken, existing medical problems and how controlled they are (ie diabetes, thyroid disease, osteopenia, osteoporosis, low vitamin D, etc.), as well as smoking history. On average, it takes a simple fracture 6-8 weeks to heal. Sometimes longer if any of the above listed conditions exist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same thing, differen: -terminology. the usually start to feel better in a couple weeks, & over a period of 4-8 weeks they fade away. most people can't say when they were healed & pain gone. it is gradually progressing along.. ...Read more
Coccydynia: Assuming you mean the coccyx bone (tail bone), then injuries, including fractures, can take several weeks to fully heal. Because when we sit, the coccyx bone can be aggravated, it may take a little extra time to fully heal. A "donut" pillow can be helpful to take pressure of he area and assist in the healing process. Best wishes. ...Read more
Everyone is differen: When our protective skin is injured/opened, then the delicate internal environment is exposed to the harsh external environment. Covering it with a clean dressing is the way to go changing it every other day or so. Vaseline is an oil made to protect intact skin, not heal open wounds. Also, stay away from peroxide, alcohol, betadine, hibiclens, bleach solutions and other irritating things. ...Read more
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