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I Broke My Ulna And Radius Will This Affect My Ability To Use My Hand
It certainly may: The break (fracture) extends into a joint itself in an adult. In such cases it may be very important to restore the joint by surgery. In children it is not rare that both forearm bones are broken like a green stick snapping (we call these "greenstick" fractures); usually treated well in a cast, often including the elbow. In adults, "both bone" forearm fractures usually require surgery to fix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: If you feel you are not healing right, you need to see your doctor. The longer you wait, the worse the outcome. ...Read more
I just hand an orif on my forearm(broke my radius n ulna) 3 weeks later my thumb n forefinger are numb with a tingling feeling. Is it normal?
Are there any long term effects on wrist or hand of surgically fixed (plates and screws) proximal fractures in both ulna and radius of same forearm?
Severe intrarticular comminuated fracture of radius, ulna and avulsion stylod six months ago with shifting while in cast still pain palm near thumb?
Palm and thumb pain: Can be due to many things, post fracture joint issues, things that have nothing to do with the actual fracture such as arthritis or tendonitis and some things that overlap , a careful followup exam and good follow up xrays may help sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I broke my ulna and radius and no skin affected. I put a cast until i know if i need a surgery . Do you think i need ?
I broke my ulna and radius in my left bone . And the doc put me a cast and i have too keep it and i want to know the chances if a surgery .
No need: majority of simple fractured will be healed with cast,specially if they are not displaced if the fractured badly displaced,and could not be set under anesthesia properly then open reduction and internal fixation will be needed,but you still end up in a cast anyway,so surgery does not replace cast,it is only for difficult fracture, ...Read more
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