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How long does the bone take to heal in closed rhinoplasty?

How long does the bone take to heal in closed rhinoplasty?

6 to 8 months: It takes 6 to 8 months to allow all of the bone and cartilage to heal completely.. Be patient. ...Read more

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How to heal a cut faster?

How to heal a cut faster?

Rest, don't pick.: How long a cut takes to heal depends on where it is on your body, and how deep it is. If it is in an area of movement, like over a joint or is widened when you use the muscles under it, then movement will keep it from coming together. Clean it with mild half strength soap, and cover with Bacitracin twice a day. Don't pick. Avoid moving the affected part ( a splint may be required). ...Read more

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How to avoid split ends?

How to avoid split ends?

Trim when needed.: Get enough sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, over-washing, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. When needed use quality conditioner. ...Read more

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How long will it take to recover from spiral fracture of the 5th finger?

How long will it take to recover from spiral fracture of the 5th finger?

Spiral fracture : The fracture requires about 6 weeks to heal. There may be longer recovery to regain mobility. ...Read more

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How long it takes the tibia and fibula to heal naturally of a displaced to same position and direction fracture.. ?

How long it takes the tibia and fibula to heal naturally of a displaced to same position and direction fracture.. ?

Breaking Bad.: I am not quite sure what you mean by "displaced fractures of tibia and fibula healing naturally". It sounds like you mean with no fracture reduction or fixation. You might rephrase your question. ...Read more

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How long does it take for all the soft tissue to heal after surgery to repair broken tibia plateau?

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How long does it take for all the soft tissue to heal after surgery to repair broken tibia plateau?

Depends: This depends on many factors, including the severity of the fracture, the extent and type of surgery that was done, as well as any co-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, smoking, etc. For a healthy patient with no other medical problems, the soft tissues should largely heal within a couple of weeks. Your doctor will likely follow you closely to keep an eye on your healing. ...Read more

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How long will it take to recover from broken collar bone surgery?

How long will it take to recover from broken collar bone surgery?

6-8 weeks: While the fracture usually heals in 6-8 weeks patients often experience symptoms related to the soft tissue injury that occurred at the time of the injury and the soft tissue trauma caused by the surgery for weeks or months after this. ...Read more

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How long will a fibula crack take to heal?

How long will a fibula crack take to heal?

Depends: This is dependent on a few things, one of which is the fracture surgical? Typically a fracture heals in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How much time does a triquetral bone take to heal in kids?

How much time does a triquetral bone take to heal in kids?

Hope this helps: The treatment of carpal fractures aims to restore pain-free motion of the wrist and reduce the patient’s risk of developing osteoarthritis of the carpal bones. Most stable, non-displaced fractures of carpal bones are treated with casting for 6-8 wks. Most isolated carpal fractures (except the scaphoid, which has a more tenuous blood supply) heal uneventfully. Kids typically heal faster than adults ...Read more

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How long will it take a scab that's only cut the epidermis to heal and to look normal?

How long will it take a scab that's only cut the epidermis to heal and to look normal?

Natural healing: When skin is injured/opened, scabs form to protect delicate internal tissues from the harsh external environment. Cover with a clean dressing changing it every other day or so. Vaseline is an oil made to protect intact skin, not heal open wounds. Stay away from peroxide, alcohol, betadine, hibiclens, bleach solutions and other irritating things. Healing should occur quickly. No picking ! ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal from transverse process fracture of lumbar 2&3?

How long will it take to heal from transverse process fracture of lumbar 2&3?

8-12 weeks: Fortunately, surgery is not needed for this fracture. They usually heal in 8-12 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take the bone fractures to fully heal after bypass surgery?

How long does it take the bone fractures to fully heal after bypass surgery?

2 months: If you are referring to the sternotomy incision, that bone should be healed and you should be ok resuming full activity after 2 months. If you are having any discomfort after that time you need to see your doctor to make sure that you are healing, and that there are no complications. ...Read more

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How much time will my broken finger take to heal?

How much time will my broken finger take to heal?

Depends on type: Typically 4 to 6 weeks for initial interval healing at fracture site allowing mobilization and limited use after that time frame. Factors include type of fracture, open or closed reduction, and other medical problems. Smoking and anti-inflammatories adversely effect rate of healing ...Read more

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How long does a broken bone take to heal in cast?

How long does a broken bone take to heal in cast?

6 weeks is typical: Cast immobilization usually allows the vast majority of broken bones to heal uneventfully in about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does a partially torn ACL take to heal ?

How long does a partially torn ACL take to heal ?

Depends : If your knee is giving out, the partial tear may be more significant. If no giving way, you might be back within 6-8 weeks but must pass some functional tests before returning to sports. ...Read more