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I have a hairline fracture in elbow, what will the doctor do about it?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Most elbow hairline

Or minimal ormarginalfractures of the radial head ( where one typically gets this type of injury in the elbow) are treated in a sling for about a week.
It's important to get the elbow moving once there's some comfort as residual elbow stiffness is often a problem.

In brief: Most elbow hairline

Or minimal ormarginalfractures of the radial head ( where one typically gets this type of injury in the elbow) are treated in a sling for about a week.
It's important to get the elbow moving once there's some comfort as residual elbow stiffness is often a problem.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Depends.

It depends on the location and any amount of displacement.
See an orthopedic elbow specialist.

In brief: Depends.

It depends on the location and any amount of displacement.
See an orthopedic elbow specialist.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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