How long shoud a fractured arm be swollen for?

Weeks to months. Fractures affect the ability of the lymphatic system to effectively drain fluid out of an extremity. If could take weeks to months to equilibrate.

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Can long term damage be caused by a fractured arm for a 16 month old?

Fracture. Children heal very well. As long as there is no problem with bone alignment and no nevbe or vascular damage, there shouldn't be any long term damage. Read more...

How long does a fractured arm take to heal?

6 weeks. Most fractures will heal within 6 weeks, but sometimes less time, and other times more. Read more...

How long does it take for a fractured arm to heal?

8-12 weeks. Depending on type of fracture and location and general condition of host (healthy or multiple medical problems) fracture healing is variable but most heal in 10 weeks with sufficient strength to use normally. Read more...