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How can I tell if I have a hairline fracture in my arm, or if it is just sore?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Pain and x-ray

Pain dose not go away in few days, then x-ray will confrim the fracture.

In brief: Pain and x-ray

Pain dose not go away in few days, then x-ray will confrim the fracture.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: X-ray is definitive

Although a thorough orthopaedic evaluation will pickup the vast majority of fractures, subtle stress fractures or "hairline fractures" will be definitively diagnosed with the addition of an x-ray and/or mri.

In brief: X-ray is definitive

Although a thorough orthopaedic evaluation will pickup the vast majority of fractures, subtle stress fractures or "hairline fractures" will be definitively diagnosed with the addition of an x-ray and/or mri.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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