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Mastoid Bone Fracture
If you son sustained: blunt trauma to the temporal bone or piercing trauma to the ear, take him to a hospital-based Emergency Room immediately where physicians can examine him, obtain needed radiographic studies & call in any surgeons needed, like an ENT specialist &/or neurosurgeon, depending on the findings. Do not delay. The doctors will tell you what needs to be done after they assess & stabilize him. ...Read more
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
Yes: I assume you are referring to a fracture that healed in the wrong position. We call this a "mal-union". In other words the fracture healed in a position that may be unacceptable. It can be taken down, repositioned and fixed in a new or perhaps better position. ...Read more
6-8 weeks: In a healthy individual, bone normally takes between 6-8 weeks. If the break is severe and resulted in gapping between the fracture fragments, it may take longer to bridge the gap. ...Read more
Yes.: A bad bone bruise can be quite painful. Some broken bones aren't too bad, while others are terribly painful. So really it depends on which bones you are talking about. ...Read more
Pain and swelling&: Deformity if are present that indicate fracture also x-ray if positive. ...Read more
Sesamoid bones are: Normally a pair of small bones that lie underneath the head of the 1st metatarsal bone in the ball of your foot. Like any bone, they are subject to injury and can be broken. This can be quite painful and due to the size of the bone and location under the ball of the foot, healing is often a challenge. ...Read more
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Supplements are great for those who have deficiency in that area, but they don't add anything for most healthy individuals. Excess calcium ends up your. Toilet. Not to say that there aren't those who need calcium and vitamin supplements but the mechainsm of bone healing isn't influenced by unless there is a knowm metabolic issue or dietary deficiency. ...Read more
Depends: Hand fractures can take anywhere from two to eight weeks to heal. This depends on your age (we heal faster when we are young), and the location and severity of the fracture. ...Read more
Some humor.: .....Injury, pain, swelling then the body starts an inflammatory response. It cleans up the debris, blood &edema fluid. In a few days 2 a week the clot between the bones begins to organize and form a framework 4 the new stem cells to grow into and form osteoblasts that make new bone as they penetrate into the fibrous clot lattice work. New bone forms (callus), lump. Then remodel 2 accept stress. ...Read more
Disruption of the --: Trabeculae of the bone resulting in pain, loss of function, deformity, tenderness as a result of an injury. ...Read more
Strengthen.: Generally, when a bone fracture heals, it forms a bony callous at the fracture site, thus, making the bone stronger in that location. ...Read more
Longer than usual: The external fixator usually used for unstable or compound fracture or badly comminuted ones, those fracture are difficult to heal because the amount of damage to the bone.8-18 weeks. ...Read more
Typically: An adult takes 6-8 weeks for a bone to heal. Often for a nondisplaced finger fracture after three weeks one can begin range of motion if pain is minimal even tho it is not fully healed. Wrist fractures take longer generally. These are just loose recommendations as treatment needs to be monitored and supervised. ...Read more
Most likely as any -:
Other modality would take, ie, the healing times depends up on the bone fractured, age of the pt, any major medical conditions, smoking (or exposure to it). Any previous injuries, surgeries, etc.
Generally 6-8 weeks in adults for the upper extremity and 10-12 weeks in the lower extremity.
For kids half these times, generally speaking.
Ex fix is used when there is an open fx, which might take long. ...Read more
Depnds: Fracture stability created by the external fixator can determine healing time. The fixator can be too rigid or to flexible both delaying the time to union. Healing can be between 6 weeks to 30 weeks. ...Read more
Different metals: Different companies use different types of metal for their surgical hardware. They are usually made of metals such as titanium alloys, or other alloys containing cobalt-chromium, molybdenum, or nickel. ...Read more
3-6 wks: Yes fine after 4wks.....better if I know which bone which location. ...Read more
Not precisely: X-rays of fractures can often be interpreted in one of 3 basic ways: unhealed, partially healed and fully healed. Once a fracture is fully healed, it's often difficult to tell whether a fracture healed 3 months ago or 3 years ago. ...Read more
Humerus bone fracture had been operated twice. Bios was put in for a month but was taken out due to body's negative reaction. What should be done?
Sorry but only your-: -surgeon can answer this for you. Complicated & only he knows about your situation and why the rejection. He/she is who you need to talk to. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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