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Which would hurt more a broken bone or a fractured growth plate?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Both painful
A growth plate injury is considered a specialized type of fracture.
Both are painful though some growth plate injuries can demonstrate minimal symptoms.

In brief: Both painful
A growth plate injury is considered a specialized type of fracture.
Both are painful though some growth plate injuries can demonstrate minimal symptoms.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
General Practice
3 doctors agree
In brief: Displaced fracture
A minor growth plate injury that is not displaced would usually hurt less than a displaced fracture.
The reason is the amount of motion that would occur with each type of injury. The more motion, the more pain that will be present. Some growth plate injuries can be displaced.

In brief: Displaced fracture
A minor growth plate injury that is not displaced would usually hurt less than a displaced fracture.
The reason is the amount of motion that would occur with each type of injury. The more motion, the more pain that will be present. Some growth plate injuries can be displaced.
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
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