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I broke my hand. How much does the cast weigh? Is it heavy?

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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Depends

Plaster casts weigh more than fiberglass.
Either one does not weigh much though.

In brief: Depends

Plaster casts weigh more than fiberglass.
Either one does not weigh much though.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: No, it's lightweight

A cast covering the hand and wrist should not weight much, maybe a pound, at most 1.
5-2 pounds.

In brief: No, it's lightweight

A cast covering the hand and wrist should not weight much, maybe a pound, at most 1.
5-2 pounds.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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