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Thumb Fracture Healing Time Weeks
Complete dislocation of pip joint on 3rd finger, deviated toward thumb. Reduced in under 60 sec, no fracture. Healing time?
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
It depends: It really matters where the frature is, how large it is and whether or not it involves the articular margin. It can be treated by a splint, cast or even surgery. The specifics would come from a hand surgeon who could tell you the correct treatment. Go see a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are exercises for healing a sprained thumb? I had an ex ray, no fractures. I've been in a splint for 3 weeks, and have more stiffness than pain.
Range of motion: exercises will relieve the stiffness of your thumb. It is best to warm your muscles up prior to doing exercises, this can be done by running warm water over your thumb. Then gently move your thumb in all directions, being careful not to cause pain. Do this 3-5 x/day as tolerated. Protect your thumb by wearing the splint while not performing exercises, until the stiffness is improved/resolved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hand/wrist/thumb trauma from car accident 5 months ago. No fracture, but still cannot apply weight/force. Any way to speed healing?
It's my 4th week of non-displaced scaphoid fracture cast,still having tenderness in my palm and thumb.
Does it healing
Cast is for 6 week?
Scaphoid fractures: Can take longer than 6 weeks to heal. The cast, if that is the treatment used, can be discontinued only when there is certainty as to the healing. This can take 8 weeks or more and must be verified by new xrays but a times one needs to check healing with advancd studies such as CT scan. A partially healed scaphoid can lead to other problems, non union, pain re injury so patience is important ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My left thumb got fracture, so how much time it take to recover and am having tournment in november 1st weak so what u say can I play...?
Knocked my thumb on metal stair rail 2 weeks ago, hurt at the time, now lump about 1cm at site of injury, I have low vitd and osteopinea. Fracture?
At MMA last night, injured thumb. Now base of thumb swollen & bruised and feels stiff. Is it fractured? Is it worth wasting hospital time?
Xray for answer: A simple Xray would determine whether or not you have a fracture at the base of the swollen thumb. Direct palpation (squeezing) of the bone suspected to be fractured is also a great clinical way to determine presence of a fracture. gently squeeze injured bone in a grid type fashion with opposing thumb and index finger. If sudden increase in specific point pain-- highly suspicious for fracture. ...Read more
Fractured fingure: Followup x-rays if symptoms persist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure, but be careful: Most likely if your in a splint your fracture is not significantly displaced. Don't use the thumb for anything while it is out of the splint and limit your time out of the splint to personal hygiene only. Follow your doctors instructions and get follow-up x-rays. Ice and elevated to control pain and swelling. ...Read more
A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
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