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One Screw Came Loose On My Broken Humerus Bone What Should I Do
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
28yrs old, got a plate installed for a broken humerus last 4 weeks. How can I expedite the heal of the bone? Will calcium pills help?
Check with surgeon : The best thing is to check with the surgeon who operated on you. ...Read more
Is it possible that a broken humerus bone heal but extended the normal growth that may cause us inability to move the joint?
Docs, could a broken humerus bone heal but extended the normal growth that may cause us inability to move the joint?
I have had a broken humerus bone with a rodand pins for 3 weeks and can't get into a pain management doctor for another week I am out pain meds. Help?
Pain: Post injury and post-operative pain management is most appropriately done by the surgeon who did the care/surgery. Call and arrange a follow-up appointment with the (i assume) orthopedic surgeon. Explain the pain issues and request analgesics to carry you until your pain management appointment comes through. I'm wondering why pain management is involved for acute injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broken humerus bone. I'm now in a Sarmiento brace. I feel a warm feeling where the fracture occurred. Is it something serious?
How long does humerus fracture takes to heal.Will the bone be same stronger as before.I have got implanted with titanium plate.When can I start my gym?
Hello! I have a recent proximal humerus fracture and am about 3 1/2 weeks out from closed reduction. How long should I continue to feel the bone move?
After 2 months of accident doctor detected in.Mri that I have humerus fracture. Is now there chance to heal the broken bone after 2 months.
I had surgery on a dismal humerus fracture three months ago. On the X-ray there's a screw broken, and my arm moves around in a circular motion, is this normal.
Not normal: Distal humerus fractures are often difficult to manage, fix and heal. It sounds like you may be describing a delayed union or failure of fixation (screw breakage). You need to be re-evaluated by your surgeon to make sure everything is healing appropriately ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It is a fracture (bone break) of the upper arm bone. The humerus is the bone that connects to the shoulder (through part of the shoulder blade) at one end, the elbow (through the two bones of the forearm, the ulna and the radius) at the other. The humerus can be fractured ...Read more