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How Long Will It Take For Fracture In Joint On Pinky To Heal
6-8 weeks: Providing no other injury or complication present. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Many months: The crack in the bone itself heals in 6 weeks, but the swelling, stiffness and pain can last for many months. That's because it involves a delicate joint and because we can't help but use our fingers throughout the day and that keeps it aggravated. If your symptoms are still beyond what you'd expect, consider getting checked for a torn tendon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have fractured my thumb at the joint playing volleyball. How long will it take to heal and what should I do and what things do I need to take care o?
What kind?: If it is not dislocated, then splinting the thumb may do the job. However, it needs be adjusted if there is any non-alignment. An uncomplicated takes about 6 weeks to heal but you should really consult an orthopedist to avoid ending up with a malformed finger particularly the thumb. Better be safe than be sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much time will it take for a ankle joint fracture on both the sides to heal..... its been 12 weeks since im using walker n the cast is also remove?
I'm a 19 year old male and i fractured the cartilage disc on my sc joint on new years. Surgery was not recommended and the injury seemed to heal fi?
Sc joint: Most sternoclavicular injuries are treat without surgery. If you are doing well now without symptoms 3 mth after injury i would advance activity as tolerated. ...Read more
I fractured my sacroilliac joint 16 months ago giving birth had 3 MRI but when can I have another baby? I'm still in so much pain when will it heal?
Problematic: Sacroiliac joint fracture continuing painful over one year post-injury (childbirth) is problematic. Most back surgeons not well informed about biomechanics of the sacroiliac joint. It took me years to find a surgeon knowledgeable about world medical literature of this fascinating & exceedingly complex joint. I recommend dr. Noel goldthwaite of daly city, ca. He has fixed several of my patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fractured right sacroilliac joint giving birth 17 months agodeveloped trohip bursitis very painful will it ever heal and how physio no good n iburofen?
16 year old golfer with sports injury in his back in May 2016, re-injured July 2016 playing squash, 2 MRI's done. What might cause ongoing pain......?
Golf back injury: 16 golfer had sports back injury and injured again playing squash. 2 MRIs. Asks what might cause ongoing pain. ANS: the "back" is big and complicated thing. Without more details it is impossible to answer this question, please describe in minute detail where pain in, what brings it on, what makes it better? Where does it go to? What does it feel like. What did MRI SHOW. Then reconsult. ...Read more
I had MRSA in knee joint which then weakened and fractured my femur MRSA in hip joint, both replaced now curious of any possible long term effects?
A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
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