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I fell and injured my forearm near the elbow. The X-ray taken at urgent care came negative for fracture. Three weeks later, I can still not fully extend my arm and it pops also. What should I do?
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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Need new X-ray
Non-displaced fractures may be difficult to see on initial x-rays.
I typically will repeat them in 1-2wks. In this case, radial head and/or neck fractures are common. Find a board certified orthopaedic specialist, for further evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Need new X-ray
Non-displaced fractures may be difficult to see on initial x-rays.
I typically will repeat them in 1-2wks. In this case, radial head and/or neck fractures are common. Find a board certified orthopaedic specialist, for further evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Find a doctor!
If you continue to have symptoms despite a reported -ve xray then please go see a doctor; you may need a repeat film and/or an orthopedist/further work-up!

In brief: Find a doctor!
If you continue to have symptoms despite a reported -ve xray then please go see a doctor; you may need a repeat film and/or an orthopedist/further work-up!
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Floyd Reed jr
General Practice
In brief: Fracture radial head
Prb radial head fx need repeat films.

In brief: Fracture radial head
Prb radial head fx need repeat films.
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Dr. Floyd Reed jr
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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine
In brief: Need follow up
You can still have a fracture.
Radial head fractures can be difficult to see at first. Because you are still having symptoms, follow up with your physician. He/she will like order a follow up x-ray. If that is negative, an MRI may be warranted. Hope you feel better soon.

In brief: Need follow up
You can still have a fracture.
Radial head fractures can be difficult to see at first. Because you are still having symptoms, follow up with your physician. He/she will like order a follow up x-ray. If that is negative, an MRI may be warranted. Hope you feel better soon.
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