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Doctor insights on: Is There Anythhing You Can Do To Help A Bone Heal More Quickly

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Can a hole in the bone heal?

Can a hole in the bone heal?

Yes they can: If a screw is removed after a fracture has healed, the remaining hole fills in with bone. ...Read more

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How long for pinky bone to heal?

How long for pinky bone to heal?

4-6 weeks: Bones of the fingers and toes usually take 4-6 weeks to heal depending on the age of the patient, the severity of the fracture, and the location of the injury. ...Read more

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I have broken my humorous bone how long to heal?

I have broken my humorous bone how long to heal?

6 to 8 weeks: For an uncomplicated fracture. However, severity of fracture including the type of fracture as well as proper immobilization and circulation are important. After bone healed , swelling and stiffness are often present which may require additional treatment. ...Read more

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Extra bone growth in heal what are the reasons for this growth?

Extra bone growth in heal what are the reasons for this growth?

Ans: What did you do? If fx the bone will calcify. If bad contusion will also calcify causing a raised area. In the affected bone. See your doctor for diagnosis ...Read more

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Please explain how long does it typically take for a bone to heal?

Please explain how long does it typically take for a bone to heal?

4-8 weeks: Bone usually takes 4-8 weeks depending on the age of the patient and location of the injury. ...Read more

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Can a bone still heal if you just found out you broke it 7 months ago?

Can a bone still heal if you just found out you broke it 7 months ago?

?: If it has been broken that long and in a critical area may need corrective surgery. ...Read more

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Could bones actually move as they heal?

Could bones actually move as they heal?

Yes.: Some micro motion may actually beneficial in bone healing. ...Read more

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How lond does it take for a 5 thetayarsal bone to heal?

6-8 Weeks: Bones in general take about 6-8 weeks to heal. Depending the severity of the fracture, it maybe simply treated with cast immobilization or it may need surgical repair. Either way you should follow the advice of your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more