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How long it takes for a broken elbow to heal?

How long it takes for a broken elbow to heal?

Depends: Elbow fractures come in all shapes and sizes. Some need no treatment and you could use your elbow even before the bones heal. In other cases where the bones are displaced surgery may be needed. An x-ray and an examination by an orthopedic surgeon will help make the diagnosis to start the correct treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long for a dislocated elbow to heal?

Can you tell me how long for a dislocated elbow to heal?

2-3 months.: One the dislocated elbow is re-located, it can take 8-12 weeks of rest and physical therapy, to restore the elbow to it's full function. ...Read more

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I think I injured my ulner nerve by leaning on my elbow. Will it heal, and if so, how long will it take?

I think I injured my ulner nerve by leaning on my elbow. Will it heal, and if so, how long will it take?

It should heal: Minor compression or trauma to the ulnar nerve (when you hit it or lean on elbow for too long) will cause tingling and pain down the inside of the arm and into the pinkie and ring finger. The pain should go away in a couple of days on its own. If the pain persists or if there was no trauma - you should get it checked to make sure the source of the pain is not from neck. ...Read more

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How long could it take to heal a minorly fractured elbow (for a teen)?

Six weeks: It depends on the type of fracture - an elbow fracture may involve the radius, the ulna, the humerus, or a combination of the three. It also depends on the severity of the injury and other health conditions (diabetics and smokers tend to heal more slowly). In general, though, a teenager with an elbow fracture should heal the fracture in about six weeks. ...Read more

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How long will a broken elbow take to heal?

A few weeks: Time to heal will depend on a few factors - such as presence of dislocation or not, presence of joint involvement or not. An uncomplicated elbow fracture will take 5-6 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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How long will it take a broken elbow to heal?

How long will it take a broken elbow to heal?

I agree, it depends: This depends on several factors, age (kids heal much more quickly than adults), whether the fracture is widely displaced - suggests greater disruption of blood supply, your underlying medical condition (health people heal more quickly), where the fracture is (which bone, what location) and how the fracture was treated - operatively or non-operatively. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long should it take for a broken elbow to heal?

How long should it take for a broken elbow to heal?

Depends: Which bone?Your activity level?Cast or splint? Most fractures need 6-8 weeks to heal, some much more.Please follow your ortho's advice. ...Read more

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I have a pinched nerve in my elbow. How long until this heals?

I have a pinched nerve in my elbow. How long until this heals?

Cubital tunnel: Avoid sleeping with the arms bent at night. Your last thought before falling asleep should be keeping with your arms down by your side. Use a headset or a blue tooth device when talking on the phone. Avoid resting the elbow on a hard surface and drive with your left hand at 7 o'clock on the steering wheel instead of 10 or 12 o'clock. ...Read more

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I think I pulled a tendon in my elbow practicing pitching, how long should that take to heal?

I think I pulled a tendon in my elbow practicing pitching, how long should that take to heal?

Get a eval: If it last more than six weeks make sure it is not your mcl dont pitch sidearm this can causepermanent problems in children littleleaugers elbow. ...Read more