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How Long Can You Leave A Badly Injured Hand Untreated
Painful ankle: The outcome of a broken ankle depends on the severity of the fracture and displacement of the ankle joint. A simple nondisplaced fracture may heal without any treatment but many other fractures required immobilization or surgery to prevent further pain, deformity, and arthritis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: A cut should heal in a couple of day depending on the depth. A broken toe will take about 6 weeks. ...Read more
Treatment: Treatment is simple and should be initiated as soon as possible. It consists of constant! splinting at 0 degrees of the distal inter-phalengeal joint for 6 weeks. Followed by night time splinting for 2 more weeks. While delayed treatment can be successful best results occur with immediate care. Success of splinting is > 90% if initiated quickly following injury. ...Read more
Could be a number of: Things. Often trauma such as frxs in the hand can lead to arthritis in the joint and cause pain later on. If it has not healed and the fracture remains open or getting worse, you will need either longer immobilization or possibly surgery, depending on where and how bad the break is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6+weeks: It depends on the tendon and how its treated. Figure 6 weeks with good care, immobilization followed by light stretching and rom. If it is the achilles tendon that requires professional care and perhaps surgery if the tendon is completely torn. ...Read more
Depends: This is a question that needs limits. Depends on the type of injury, the extent of the injury and treatments given. The hand is one of the most complex parts of the body. Injury can be minimal to severe. If joints are involved, tendons involved and nerves and vessels involved, it could take months to years to recover. Simple injuries anywhere from a few days to a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: There are different bones in the hand. The proper treatment depends on the location of the fracture, which bone is fractured, the displacement or angulation or rotation of the fractured bone. Treatment options include buddy taping, splinting, casting, surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's fast: Whether or not you needed surgery, these usually heal magnificently in a few weeks. And the liver itself usually continues to function nicely despite the nasty tear. It's your toughest organ. Wishing you a great recovery. ...Read more
Dislocated Elbow: It leads to instability and loss of motion. Also it can be painful and affect lifting. If it is not reduced within few days the tissues and ligaments start shrinking and gradually make it harder to put it back. ...Read more
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