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I fractured my collar bone and 4 days later it burns and when I put ice on it it sill burns, so much so I can't feel the ice.

Thats a statement- -not a question. But ice is used to decrease blood supply so there is less swelling, this also numbs the best nerves 2 help decrease pain. Ice in water is better as ice coming out of the freezer is at 0 degrees F or lower & can burn U. Use a gel pak or a ziplock bag with ice & water, also leave it on 4 about an hour then an hour or So off. Read more...

I am a 23year old female and met with an accident recently due to which I fractured my left collar bone. What precautions do I need to take?

Probably none. A fractured collar bone will heal on its own. Probably best to have a doctor evaluate it. But, it normally doesn't cause any problems. No special precautions to recommend. Read more...

What are the main side effects of a fractured collar bone?

Limited movement . A collar bone fracture is a very painful condition that will severely limit your ability to move your upper arm and shoulder. Sleeping is also difficult. Read more...
Fracture deformity. The shoulder becomes closer to midline of body and u have slightly decreased shoulder fiction. Also bump and deformity at location of fracture. Read more...

Whats the difference between a broken collar bone and a fractured one?

Clavicle. A broken collar bone and fracture are really the same. You can have a seperation of the clavicle from the sternum. That is different. As always ask your doctor to explain what they found on x-ray to you. Ask them to explain when family are present to help remind you later. Be well. Always wear a seat belt. Read more...

What is the difference in healing time between a broken collar and a fractured collar bone?

None. A broken collar bone and a fractured collar bone mean the same thing: there is a break or fracture in the clavicle (collar bone). Read more...
Broken or fractured? There is no difference. Broken and fractured mean the same thing. Fractured is the technical medical term for 'broken.'. Read more...

Had a car accident totaled car. Broke 2 ribs fractured 4 more plus collar bone. Happened end of nov. How long will pain be intense. In SEVERE PAIN!!!

Another 3-4 weeks at. least, as the rib Fxs certainly hurt. Its only been 2 weeks since your accident. Things U can do to help yourself, include:- 1: Heating pad ; 2: Support your chest during Cough/sneeze, with hand(s), or a cushion that U hug; 3: Muscle relaxers; 4: Cough syrup to suppress it; 5:Request your Doc for some Intercostal blocks of anesthetic meds.maybe helpful. Good Luck. Read more...

Do collar bone fractures heal with figure of 8 brace and how long. Any possible side effects.?

See below. There are several different types of clavicle fractures and so there treatment varies. The most common type is located in the middle one third and usually heals well by 8-12 weeks, during which a figure of eight harness or a sling can be used. Read more...

What is done for a collar bone fracture?

Most of them will . Heal.Historically, clavicle fractures have been considered best treated nonoperatively, with good outcomes. Management typically included the use of either a shoulder sling or a figure-of-eight brace. The vast majority of these fractures healed, with variable amounts of cosmetic deformity. Read more...