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How long will it take for a fractured knee to heal?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends

This will depend on the type of fracture, degree of fracture, any open fracture or contaminated fracture and your general health and co-morbid conditons and medications.
Bone usually heals in 4-6 weeks. It can be sooner or later. Discuss this with your surgeon.

In brief: Depends

This will depend on the type of fracture, degree of fracture, any open fracture or contaminated fracture and your general health and co-morbid conditons and medications.
Bone usually heals in 4-6 weeks. It can be sooner or later. Discuss this with your surgeon.
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Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Weeks not days

The placement and severity of the fracture will determine the speed of healing.

In brief: Weeks not days

The placement and severity of the fracture will determine the speed of healing.
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