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How long does a broken bone take to heal in cast?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
10 doctors agree

In brief: 6 weeks is typical

Cast immobilization usually allows the vast majority of broken bones to heal uneventfully in about 6 weeks.

In brief: 6 weeks is typical

Cast immobilization usually allows the vast majority of broken bones to heal uneventfully in about 6 weeks.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

Which bone broken? And young or old patient, it take between4 weeks up to 12 weeks.
Good luck, thank you.

In brief: It depends

Which bone broken? And young or old patient, it take between4 weeks up to 12 weeks.
Good luck, thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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