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I fractured mine in a fall off of a ladder. No surgery so far, I am using a knee immobilizer/support. I was told three months to heal. Hurt like a...
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Healing time is an individual process, and of course, I have no idea of the type or severity of the toe fracture. Assuming it is a "little...
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I can see why it might sound logical that calcium supplementation could help broken bones heal faster. After all, bones are made of calcium, right?...
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Hi, Try this, wash your nipple in warm Sea Salt water twice daily, the gentle rub some...
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Good question. I guess I'm assuming you're the one with fractured vertebrae and that you have had this diagnosis confirmed by a doctor. If...
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Fractures can be treated either surgically or nonsurgically. The doctor may treat the break without surgery by immobilizing the ankle if only one...
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I snapped mine when I was 14 and it still isn't the same that was 10 years ago. They should have done surgery in your case if you arent healing...
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From what you're describing, these two events don't seem to be related. If the skin cracking you're now experiencing occurs at a...
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I'm sorry to hear about your accident. A facial fracture is always scary.The lingering numbness doesn't sound unusual, to me. It hasn't...
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I suspect that it is still broke at three weeks, and it still may be overlapping. Collarbones (clavicles) are notoriously slow to heal, especially...
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I myself can not help you but I to have had femur repair and my pain is very excruciating, unbearable pain. No one has dx. this and I read yourin the...
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If the fracture was minor and "non-displaced", and the person did not have any subsequent injuries during this five-day period, nothing...
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Short answer, yes.Once you break something, it will NEVER heal 100%. Maybe 99% but never fully.It has been 4 years since my fermus accident and it...
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WOW, fell on your bum and wonder why it hurts.  The tailbone is a small little bone right above your butt and can be broken at anytime, such as...