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How long does it take for a child's broken collar bone to heal?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 4-6 weeks

It take in childern about 4 -6 weeks.

In brief: 4-6 weeks

It take in childern about 4 -6 weeks.
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Dr. Stephen Rockower
Often less in a younger child (ie 4-8 years). Often a "figure of eight" splint is best which allows the child to move the arm more freely.
Dr. Robert Coats II
It is not uncommon for a bump to develop at the site of the healing fracture. This will typically decrease in size as the fracture remodels.
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