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How many days would it take for a thumb fracture to heal?

How many days would it take for a thumb fracture to heal?

Depends: On where it is, joint involvement, etc. Hand fractures properly cared for usually heal in 3-4 weeks. Stiffness after being immobilized too long is much more frequent than problems with fracture healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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How long would it would take for a thumb fracture to heal?

How long would it would take for a thumb fracture to heal?

What bone: Depends on multiple factors, what bone, location and type of fracture, joint involvement?, mode of treatment (open versus closed), as well as your general health, i.e.. Do you smoke? Speak to the treating physician. ...Read more

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How long do broken sprained fractured thumb take to heal?

How long do broken sprained fractured thumb take to heal?

Broken thumb: Thumb fracture usually takes about 6-8 weeks to heal. A thumb sprain can take twice as long, depending on the ligament that has been sprained. ...Read more

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How long does a fractured and slightly dislocated thumb take to heal?

How long does a fractured and slightly dislocated thumb take to heal?

Several weeks: If everything is now back in place, it could take several weeks for your thumb to not hurt at all. If it is immobilized, you will be given exercises to do when you can finally move it. Doing these every day carefully will help the healing process. Hopefully you will make a full and rapid recovery! It is also important to avoid re-injury. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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How long will an avulsion fracture in thumb take to heal?

6-8 weeks : It varies, but most fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. You would want to make sure it is not a "game keepers thumb" which is an avulsion fracture in which the ulnar collateral ligament often gets inserted between the bone edges and can limit fracture healing; these often require surgery to heal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from bennett's thumb fracture?

8 weeks: The fracture heals by 8 weeks but you will notice improvement up to one year. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

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