Healing delayed bone fracture?

Several choices. Depends on location. Can be casting with bone growth stimulator. Can be surgery with bone grafting and fixation.
Many things. Smokers heal slower so if you smoke quit! increase vitd to >50 consider exogeen unit not sure just what you are asking.

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I have a tibia bone fracture, I am with cast from 3 months. I would like to know how many days will it take to heal. Why is there a delay in recovery?

Bone. Takes approximately 5-8 weeks to heal. Smoking or low vitamin d levels can cause delay in bone healin as could motion between the bony fragments. Questions specific to your case should be directed to the doctor who is looking at your xrays as they are the only one who knows what is going on. Read more...

Will smoking marijuanna stop a fractured bone from healing?

Good question. Really the evidence isn't there on this yet, but it appears that the nicotine is really what slows bone healing. Read more...

Does estrogen have Any role in the healing of a fractured bone?

It seems so. While the exact way in which estrogen affects bone is not known, the hormone seems to affect the process called bone remodeling. Bone is constantly being built up by the action of cells called osteoblasts and simultaneously being broken down through the action of cells called osteoclasts. Estrogen seems to affect both these functions in a way that would promote bone formation and fracture healing. Read more...

If you have a broken or fractured bone but didn't realize it, is it too late to get treatment?

Not necessarily. Hopefully the fracture is well aligned and it can still be casted or immobilized if it is not nor must determine if the position needs to be corrected by manipulation or surgery always tell my patient better to have a negative x-ray than hope it's not broken and find out that it healed in the wrong position. Read more...

What are the different stages of healing in a bone fracture?

Some humor. .....Injury, pain, swelling then the body starts an inflammatory response. It cleans up the debris, blood &edema fluid.In a few days 2 a week the clot between the bones begins to organize and form a framework 4 the new stem cells to grow into and form osteoblasts that make new bone as they penetrate into the fibrous clot lattice work. New bone forms (callus), lump. Then remodel 2 accept stress. Read more...

Could taking nurofen plus for a few weeks slow down bone fracture healing?

Yes. All nsaids slow down fracture healing but it will likely still heal. Just go slow on these drugs until healed. No reason to worry too much but there is a slowing in experimental studies. Read more...

50year old male had L1comprassion bone fracture. Whith history of osteoprosis what. Is the best recomended treatment and the cost in Amirca?

Many considerations. Treatment for an L1 compression fracture depends on the severity of compression and if there is any neurologic compromise or bone fragments extruded into the spinal canal. A minor wedge compression fracture is always treated nonoperatively. Treatment of the underlying osteoporosis is an important medical condition, and can be addressed by the primary care physician or orthopedic specialists. Read more...

If someone have a fractured bone, should he continue taking his femara (letrozole) for his gynocmastia, does estrogen have any effects on bone healing?

Stop Femara (letrozole) Hello, unusual to read that a 17 year old male is taking Femara. Femara/letrozole is an estrogen inhibitor and used to treat breast cancer in women. It is not approved for use in males. One of its serious side effects is bone fracture. Inhibiting estrogen reduces the strength of bones. I recommend you stop taking Femara and see your doctor right away to discuss. Good luck! Read more...