how long will it take for a broken wrist to heal

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How long will it take for a broken wrist to heal?

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Depends on the bones bronke, the extent of the break the nature of the break and the treatment you have recieved and any delay you had in treatment or diagnosis. If it is a navicular bone fracture, there can be difficulties. If there was a dislocation, that can cause problems as well. Make sure you have good follow up with an orthopedist or someone skilled in treatment of these fractures.
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How long does it take for a broken wrist to heal?

8 wks

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Depends bone biologically heals 6-8 weeks if all goes well. However the xray and physical exam will determine healing
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Dr. Daniel Mass answered:

How long does it take a broken wrist to heal completely?

About six weeks

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Most distal radius fractures are headed enough to use after six weeks. Complete healing includes remodeling will take a year
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How long does it take for a typical broken wrist to heal?

6-8 weeks

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Most wrist fractures will heal in 6-8 weeks.
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How long would it take my broken wrist to heal with a cast on?

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Variations depending upon the degree and severity of the fracture but a good ballpark figure is 8 weeks to heal but I always tell people that a fractured wrist functionally is a 3 to 4 month process of healing therapy and strengthening
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How long does it normally take for a broken wrist to fully heal?

6 weeks for the bone

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Fractures typically heal within 6 weeks, but with the wrist there can be lingering soft tissue injuries. Full recovery probably takes 3 months and may require occupational therapy. See a board certified Orthopaedic hand surgeon for evaluation and treatment.
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How long is it supposed to it take for a broken wrist to heal ?

Typically it

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Takes 6-8 weeks for most . A nondisplaced hairline fracture can take less and a scaphoid can take longer. After a fracture it still may take a month or two to fell less swollen and stiff even when radiologicallt healed. Overall I tell most that it is a 3-4 month process
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Dr. David Whiddon answered:

How long is it supposed to it take a broken wrist to heal?

6 weeks

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Typically it takes 6-12 weeks for the bone to heal. It depends on your overall health. If the wrist is immobilized in a cast it may be stiff for a month or so and may require therapy to regain full function.
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What is swelling? The fluid? My knuckles areswollen & the area just below my middle finger feels very puffy, soft & is a bit discolored. Broken wrist

Swelling is fluid

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THIS is a simplistic answer but .....usually blood ( bruising) or cellular fluid ( from cell damage) or fluid from within the blood ( vessels stimulated to leak inflammatory fluids) Ice, move your fingers, male a fist and extend fully even if it is tight, elevate just a little higher than your heart location ( chaness as you change position)
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How long will it take for a wrist fracture to heal?

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Varies depending on severity of fracture, displacement, age of patient, smoking status, etc. In general, most fractures that are minimally displaced will heal in 6-8 wks. Most displaced fractures can take longer and may not heal at all. Surgery may be needed to approximate the ends of the bone if widely separated.
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