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Dr. Keith Baldwin
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How to get rid of or lessen the pain of a broken arm or leg?

How to get rid of or lessen the pain of a broken arm or leg?

Stability: Stability either operatively or non operatively is the best way to control pain. Aside from that various medications are available. We don't recommend nsaids however for most adult fractures because of the theoretic risk of non union. ...Read more

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Dr. Ajay Balaram
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Arm Fracture (Definition)

An arm fracture typically refers to a fracture of the bone in the upper arm, the humerus or of the bones in the forearm, the radius and/or the ulna. Fractures in the hand and wrist are usually not called "arm fractures". While many of these fractures are treated non-surgically in children, many of these fractures, particularly those in the forearm, ...Read more


Dr. Keith Baldwin
Board Certified, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
9 years in practice
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What does it feel like to have a broken arm or leg bone?

What does it feel like to have a broken arm or leg bone?

Painful!: Until the bone is stabilized either operatively or non-operatively, it is very painful! ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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Why does a doctor put a cast on a broken arm or leg?

Why does a doctor put a cast on a broken arm or leg?

Better healing: Treatment for most fractures (broken bones) involves immobilizing the bone. Most commonly this is done by placing a cast (plaster or fiberglass) on the broken bone until it is healed. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Help please? How long would surgery take for a broken arm/leg?

Help please? How long would surgery take for a broken arm/leg?

That depends on : The injury/ injuries, any other complicating factors ; the surgical procedures that need to be performed. There is no one size fits all answer for this question. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms and legs, health normal, What are the cause and remedy?

My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms  and legs, health normal,
What are the cause and remedy?

Needs to be checked : Pain in arms and legs all the time needs to be checked by your doctor . She is only 22 years old and having frequent pains in both arms and legs. She should make an appointment with family doctor. Will need detailed history past and present and comprehensive medical examination. And if indicated may need blood and urine test and may be other tests to find out the cause and appropriate treatment . ...Read more

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Dr. Lee Wittenberg
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I am having horrible arm and leg cramps and joint pain while taking latuda/trileptal, began during 4th week of treatment, why and will it go away?

I am having horrible arm and leg cramps and joint pain while taking latuda/trileptal, began during 4th week of treatment, why and will it go away?

Nerves: Trileptal is a nerve related to nerves (depression/mental health), the pain may be related to the medication. The side effects do include weakness and uncontrolled muscle movements/spasms, so I would return to the prescribing doctor and discuss the issues that are occurring. The symptoms may resolve, or the physician may choose to change your medication. ...Read more

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