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Had scaphoid fracture in hand, plastered. Alternate and will it have side effect?

i had a scaphoid fracture in my left hand and for this doctor have plastered the region and advice to keep it for 45 days.but i have my practical exam from 24th of may...i will be grateful to you if you suggest any alternative of synthetic plaster,so that i can use my hand during exam.can i remove the plaster after 4 weeks,will it cause any adverse effect ?suggest me any alternative..
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
scaphoid is very notorious bone
dont interrupt in treatment
there is always fair chance of non union inspite of good plaster
so follow plaster protocol for 6 weeks
Answered: Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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