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I broke my forearm 5 weeks ago. It is in a removable cast. Why is there a small bump at the site?

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Dr. Stephen Camacho
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In brief: Bone callous

The bump may be some soft tissue that is healing, such as a bruise.
A bump on the bone maybbea chip or the edges of the fracture you are feeling. The bone aso creates more bone called a callous to heal the fracture site.

In brief: Bone callous

The bump may be some soft tissue that is healing, such as a bruise.
A bump on the bone maybbea chip or the edges of the fracture you are feeling. The bone aso creates more bone called a callous to heal the fracture site.
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