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My son fractured his wrist 2 years ago and developed tendonitis he fell on the Same wrist yesterday and today it is very painful but no bruising or swelling.

BHMS Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
Homeopath, Delhi
Tell him to rotate his wrist slightly slighly then go for proper treatment .homoeopathy shows great effect in this or you can consult me online for more details.
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I am suffering from right clavicle fracture. I got it one month later due to a bike accident amd my doctor tight n me with a clavicle brace and a hand sling. Kindly suggest me the precautions after collar bone healing and how much more time it will take to heal properly.

MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
Dear lybrate-user Clavicle breaks often and easily when you fall and try to break your fall with an outstretched hand. It unites and heals as quickly. Even if it bends a bit it works perfectly. Rest your arm in a sling or brace for three weeks and then start moving it out of the brace. Can lift upto 5 kg weight after three weeks and increase by one kilo every week. By three months you can do anything. Do an X ray at 3 and 6 weeks and show a orthopaedic.
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Bone Fracture - Know Reasons Behind It!

MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Mumbai
Bone Fracture - Know Reasons Behind It!
A bone fracture occurs when a strong external force is applied on the bones causing it to break. It is an extremely painful condition that results in days of immobility and rest.

There are several reasons which can result in bone fracture, some of them being:

1. Injuries caused in sports

Any sport requires and demands extreme physical exertion and participation. Being involved in any sport therefore automatically increases your risk of incurring injuries. Bone fractures therefore are mostly reported during sports.

2. Osteoporosis

Due to the deficiency of calcium, the bones of both men and women tend to get weak and more susceptible to fracture and breakage. It is one of the primary causes that lead to bone fracture.

3. Osteomalacia

This also refers to a condition wherein the bones become weak and brittle. Much like osteoporosis, osteomalacia too significantly contributes to instances of bone fractures.

4. Osteosarcoma

This is a rare form of bone cancer that most often develops either near the femur or near the shinbone. An instance of this form of bone cancer is most often found in children and weakens the bone, consequently leading to fractures.

Though there may be different causes of broken fractures, its symptoms remain similar. Some of them are-

1. Swelling

One of the most common symptoms of bone fracture is perceptible swelling. If any of your bone is fractured, that particular part will be visibly swollen.

2. Deformity

Bones give your body the shape it has, thereby, any fracture anywhere would inevitably manifest itself as a clear deformity of that particular part.

3. Extreme pain

It goes without saying that a bone fracture would entail excruciating and extreme pain. This pain sharply increases with mobility thereby necessitating complete rest.

4. Temporary loss of function

The part of the body where the bone is broken temporarily becomes dysfunctional. For instance, if the bone in your hand is broken, you will find it extremely difficult to move and do any work with it.

I am 34 years male. Weight 44 kg. Yesterday I fell down and my knee hit on a brick wall. Now there is a bump above the knee and unable to bent my leg. There is medium pain. Walking with difficulty. Will there be any fracture? Any simple treatment from home?

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
I am 34 years male. Weight 44 kg. Yesterday I fell down and my knee hit on a brick wall. Now there is a bump above th...
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Cracks VS Fractures

MBBS, DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Srinagar
Cracks VS Fractures
A fracture separates a single solid object into two or more pieces due to pressure. In medical terms, a fracture refers to a broken bone due to some kind of external trauma. A crack in the bone, on the other hand, does not cause a clean break in the bone - there is only a separation or discontinuity in the bone material. A crack in the bone caused due to repeated stress is often called a 'hairline fracture'. Here are the basic differences between a crack and a fracture in the bone and how to treat them:
1. A crack or hairline fracture is rarely caused by a single injury. It is usually the result of bone fatigue which may be caused due to repeated concentrated stress over a long period of time and thus it is also called a stress fracture. Other bone fractures are almost always the result of sudden and severe force on the bones.
2. The skeletal system constantly remodels itself. The cells called osteoblasts absorb calcium and secrete bone connective tissue. If a particular site is exposed to recurrent bouts of force (which are individually not impactful enough to cause a crack), over time the osteoblasts in that region malfunction and the crack appears. Muscular exhaustion can also cause cracks in the bones. Fractures are caused due to sudden external single force trauma to the bone. Nutritional problems like deficiencies of calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D and excessive smoking decrease the bone mineral density and increase the chances of both cracks and fractures.
3. The symptoms of a crack are swelling, tenderness and sharp pain in the injured region. The symptoms worsen over time. A fracture has similar symptoms and might also exhibit an external physical distortion and makes it impossible to move the part of the body that where the broken bone is.
4. An MRI is better for the detection of cracks or crack-prone areas because an X-ray can only detect the crack after it widens somewhat or the bone starts paining because the rays cannot pass through the tiny gap in bone material. A fracture is easily detectable by an X-ray because the rays pass right through the break.
5. Complete rest for six to eight weeks is the most effective way of healing a crack. Using a walking boot in case of cracks in the leg bones in also helpful. Healing fractures requires extensive medical intervention. Surgical techniques like bone grafting and insertion of metal plates are used to reposition the broken bone.
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I am 32 years old my 4 rib and shoulder fracture on 27th dec. 2018. Please tell about treatment.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am 32 years old my 4 rib and shoulder fracture on 27th dec. 2018. Please tell about treatment.
You cannot get treatment like this. You have to consult a doctor and take proper treatment. Till then start Symphytum 30..
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