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Treatment options for absence of fracture union - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   sir my name is XXX.,,,actualy problem in my leg bone
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the problem with it?
User :   10 yrs back my right leg fractured......i take treatment from doctor.....the bone is not joned properly itz become i m getting pain from that place sir
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was an x-ray done to confirm that there was no union of the fracture?
User :   yeah x-ray shows bone bend...that time doctor told me in feature bone become straight sir
Doctor :   Ok
User :   now i want to make bone straight.....any possible is there sir
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have x-ray reports and/or other investigation reports?
User :   no sir...i don't have sir
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Certain fractures do not heal within the time limit
Doctor :   then the other options would be to try another course of treatment
Doctor :   like immobilisation with a cast
Doctor :   or think of surgical correction
Doctor :   they are the possibilities
User :   surgical correction meance what sir
Doctor :   Means an operation to correct the defect
User :   chance is there na sir
Doctor :   Sure, it is there
User :   how much operation expenses coming sir
Doctor :   That shall vary upon the case
Doctor :   You should first consult an orthopedic surgeon to review if there is a need for surgery first
Doctor :   only after that, other things shall have to be thought of
User :   okay sir
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
User :   thank u very much sir
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