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What is the healing time for hairline hand fracture?
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Dr. Matthew Enna
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 6 weeks
Most fractures heal in 6 weeks.
Diabetics and smokers tend to heal more slowly. It also depends on which bone is fractured. A phalanx or metacarpal fracture should heal in 6 weeks or so, but a scaphoid fracture of the wrist usually takes more on the order of 8-10 weeks to heal.

In brief: 6 weeks
Most fractures heal in 6 weeks.
Diabetics and smokers tend to heal more slowly. It also depends on which bone is fractured. A phalanx or metacarpal fracture should heal in 6 weeks or so, but a scaphoid fracture of the wrist usually takes more on the order of 8-10 weeks to heal.
Dr. Matthew Enna
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: 6-14 weeks
It depends on the location.
Usuaally the farther out the fracture towards the finger tips, the longer it takes. Fractures in the hand can take anywhere from 6-14 weeks to heal.

In brief: 6-14 weeks
It depends on the location.
Usuaally the farther out the fracture towards the finger tips, the longer it takes. Fractures in the hand can take anywhere from 6-14 weeks to heal.
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