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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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How long does it take for a wrist fracture to heal?

6 weeks

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Most fractures heal in about 6 weeks. Some may take longer based on your calcium and Vitamin D levels, severity of the fracture, and motion at the fracture
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Dr. Philip W. Chao answered:

How long will a normal wrist fracture take to heal?

4-5 wks

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How long does a wrist fracture surgery take to heal?

About 6 wks

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If the wrist is pinned, it will be fairly strong after surgery, but in most cases one will not want to use it a lot for about 6 weeks. It can be different from surgery to surgery, however, and the orthopedic surgeon doing the surgery can provide the best advice. In most cases, physical therapy will be prescribed to speed and improve recovery.
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How long will a compound wrist fracture take to heal?

5-7+ weeks

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The location and character of the fracture makes a difference how long a wrist fracture will heal. Typically it takes 5-7 weeks, but compound fractures have more soft tissue injury which will sometimes delay the healing outside of this time frame.
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Dr. Pietro Seni answered:

What's the fastest way to heal a minor wrist fracture?

Wrist brace

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Usually an over the counter wrist inmobilizer should suffice,need to have certain degree of stiffness is recomended.
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Help please? How long will a wrist fracture take to heal?

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Can heal bar ably depending upon which bone , how severe the injury and the health, age and associated condition of the region. A scaphoid can take 2-3 months but a radius only a few weeks to 8 weeks as a general response.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

How long does it take for a grade 1 wrist fracture to heal?

5-6 weeks

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I hope you mean undisplaced fracture.
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Dr. Amir M. Khan answered:

How long does a hairline fracture to the wrist take to heal?

Depends

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bones take atleast 6 weeks to heal and the joint a few weeks to regain its flexibility and function.
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Dr. Clayton Peimer answered:

How long does a double wrist fracture generally take to heal?

About 8 weeks...

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Most "wrist fractures" involve a break of both of the forearm bones at the wrist; usually only one of the two (the radius bone) is serious, however, and needs directed cast/surgery treatment. Each situation is very specific to the injury and patient and this question is important to discuss with your doctor.
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