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How long does it take for a shoulder fracture to heal. It has been 5 weeks and the xray report says old healed fracture neck of left humerous noted
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Any fracture if not disturbed should heal by 6 weeks. But if fracture fixation or stabilization is inadequate or poor, then its a different story. Physical examination and then Radiological findings are the factors to decide union of fracture
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Normally fracture healing duration will be 6 wks
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Hello Normally any fracture depending upon complexity if the fracture takes 6-8 weeks to heal. Typically for neck of humerus fractures , shoulder tends to get freezed leading to a frozen shoulder . Also depends upon how anatomical the fracture has been reduced. In case surgery has been performed and fixation is good then patient can move the shoulder .
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Need better understanding after full discussion
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Need to serial x-rays
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If The x-ray report says it is an old healed fracture then it must have healed. Depends on the location of fracture and the part of the bone
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Kindly consult me for complete discussion on this
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