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How long will it take to recover from a gun wound in right arm?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Many variables:
Caliber of gun; location of wound (upper or lower arm); extent of injury (tissue loss); structures damaged (bone/artery/nerve); comorbid conditions like diabetes, immunosuppression, etc.
Ask the surgeon(s) who repaired the injury for an estimate of healing time.

In brief: Many variables:
Caliber of gun; location of wound (upper or lower arm); extent of injury (tissue loss); structures damaged (bone/artery/nerve); comorbid conditions like diabetes, immunosuppression, etc.
Ask the surgeon(s) who repaired the injury for an estimate of healing time.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. John Di Saia
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Depends...
That depends upon what was injured.
..Skin, fat, muscle, nerve, bone. If you were lucky and only skin and fat was penetrated by a small bullet, it might be as short as a few weeks.

In brief: Depends...
That depends upon what was injured.
..Skin, fat, muscle, nerve, bone. If you were lucky and only skin and fat was penetrated by a small bullet, it might be as short as a few weeks.
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