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Backache for 25 years,hair line fracture in 50 year old

Hi, my mom has been suffering from backache for 25 years and doc has said that there is a Hair line fracture . My mom is now 50. Do you think this hair line fracture can be cured taking into consideration her age. Also, if it could be done, how long will it take
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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If it really is a hairline fracture, then it will heal up fine within a few weeks. I am doubtful of how this was diagnosed. Just take simple pain killers for this. Otherwise, if pain worsens, an MRI scan is advised.
Answered: Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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