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Fractured radius, burning, tingling sensation. Have put sugar splint on it. Is surgery advisable?

hi my name is laquia. I brokin my radius,fractured it about 3 wks ago... Went to the ER,they wanted to do surgery. I did not get it... So bout 3 days later i returned to er,they put an sugan splint on it an lined it up.... I also was suppose to go see an bone,joint specialist... Im havin an burnin,tinglin in the arm,also its sore. the swelling is still remainin,all my muscles from my shoulder dwn is stiff.. So should i return bakk to th er or wait to go to my appointment..
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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If the bone is properly aligned then keeping it in the cast for 6 weeks will cause a proper healing. The stiffness in the muscles that you are feeling can be taken care of with physiotherapy once the bone gets healed properly.
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Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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