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Is it okay to drill a few holes myself into my short arm cast?

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Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: NO!!!!!!!

Never cut, drill or stick anything into a cast.
This can lead to a small scratch under the cast which can lead to devastating injections. See http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?Feature=player_embedded&v=uifguyvhxxg.

In brief: NO!!!!!!!

Never cut, drill or stick anything into a cast.
This can lead to a small scratch under the cast which can lead to devastating injections. See http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?Feature=player_embedded&v=uifguyvhxxg.
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