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Fell, had a collies fracture. Is my wrist bone lose again? Displaced bone can be healed?

Hi dr i came to the united kingdom on a family emergency and fell and caused a collies fracture had to have surgery trying to put my bones back together the problem is i was supposed to fly back on the 21st september but i was unable to fly my insurance wants to fly me back asap with my cast on but the problem im worried about is my wristbone is coming back loose it didnt hold they have offered to do more surgery that would mean i have too stay 6 more weeks i want to fly home and have it done at home but i have heard of D V R WHEN FLYING LONG FLIGHTS WITH A CAST ESPECIALLY WITH MY WRIST BONE DISPLACED
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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I have studied your case with diligence
You can fly with cast at wrist do not worry.
You can consult your doctor for x ray and further treatment.

Till time you can take analgesic and Trypsin –chymotrypsin.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care.

Answered: Wed, 23 Jul 2014
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