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How Long Will It Take If You Have A Broken Thumb
3 months: Ambulation is started immediately post op with limited weight bearing initially at first. Hopefully by 3 months walking is fairly good although an assistive device may still be needed. ...Read more
4-6 weeks: Is the average, but could be more depending on type and location of break. ...Read more
It depends.: Most fractures take between 6 to 8 weeks to heal. They may be healed enough to allow for movement much sooner, however, and may continue to remodel for months after healing has occurred. Other factors may include the type of fracture, the form of treatment chosen, and patient factors such as age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a person has HIV how long Will it take to get notice it or how long Will it take to start seen symptoms?
6 wks w/ proper care: Most fractures take approximately 6 weeks to heal assuming proper care. Hand fractures can lead to deformity and pain; be sure to get it properly evaluated and treated. See your doctor (family doctor, internist or orthopedic surgeon) for best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As we speak: The longer you wait, the greater the risk. Mild chronic infections have a nasty way of becoming severe acute infections at the most inopportune time. The longer you wait, the more tooth damage, the more complex (expensive) the "fix." You need to be on antibiotics to limit stead of infection until Dentist can treat (eliminate) the cause of infection. Please call Dentist NOW. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3-4 months: Really depends on fracture pattern and where the fracture is. Fractures about the hip heal in 3 months. Shaft fracture depend on the pattern. Open or closed injury? Open generally takes longer to heal. Many pieces increase fracture healing time. Do you smoke? Add more time to healing and possibly face a nonunion. How well was it put back together? Perfect=less healing time. Avg time 20 -30 weeks. ...Read more
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