Broken arm Xray question.Should the screws poke right through the bone?

Answer I took a look at your film. There appeared to be only 1 screw that exceeded the length of the humerus. The body will form a protection over this area. This will be in many forms that include bone, ... Read More »

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Can doctors miss a broken bone on a xray?

If I were you, I would get a second opinion. It sounds like it hurts a lot, but you also say you can walk on it. From my experience, it is near impossible to walk on a broken foot or ankle. However... Read More »

Oww! Darn, my arm hurts... I got a broken bone in my right one. I am using my right hand to type right now.?

why don't you use your left hand to type if the right one is sore

Is it possible to break a bone and not even KNOW you have a broken bone?

yes i work in an ER and we actually had a pt that came in today said she had fallen on concrete about 2 weeks ago ....her friend was actually brought up here in an ambulance and she just figured th... Read More »

After a broken bone heals will the bone always have a weak spot?

people say that they grow back stronger but i have broken my wrist 3 times in 7 years, the 1st time, a clean snap but the other 2 were from simple falling over in netball and tennis and was just a ... Read More »