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How Do Doctors Determine Whether I Need A Hard Cast Or A Soft Cast For My Hand
Type of fracture: Whether you are placed in a splint ("soft cast") or regular hard cast depends upon the type of fracture you have, and the length of time you will need to keep it on. If the fracture is minor, stable and will heal in a short period of time, a splint is easier and often more comfortable. If your fracture requires 3-4 weeks or more to heal, then a cast is more durable and more practical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctors don't know what's wrong with my hand, had 3 aces done seperatly, 1 cast, 2 weeks... Worse like it hasn't gotten better. No fracture. Confused!
I broke my ankle. The doctor said it was on a non weight bearing bone. I was given an air cast. Will i need anything else? It has been a week since i went to the ER with the broken ankle. Is it likely that i will need a hard cast or could this be it? I h
18yrs but get wet hands most of the time. Sometimes it's hard to write.best thing to do? Only aware of surgery to cut the nerves, a doctor told me.
Supposing you already had a broken hand in a cast & you fell very hard on that hand, could you get a broken wrist too?
Hi i bashed my elbow quite hard on the bus a couple of hours ago and now it's hurting i've got pins and needles in my hand, should I go to the doctors?
a frend of mine come behind my back and squizeed my head so hard with his two hands, like compressing. its been a week and my head is painful. at times i feel pain in front and from behind. at times i feel like heat on my forehead.
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