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Little gap visible on bone near thumb post surgery for BB fracture. Should I continue with medicines or go for bone grafting?

BB fracture left Arm underwent surgery on 3rd April 2012. After 3 months review, little gap visible on bone near to thumb side. Doctor advised UNION Total & Convedex for one month. now the x-ray shows very little improvement. Should I continue the medicine or go for Bone Grafting . It may be noted that by profession I have sitting job so no load on left arm. There is no pain except for little twitching sensationon arm.
Asked On : Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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I have studied your case with diligence

Fracture might be uniting if callus can be seen.
Consult your doctor for confirming callus and union.

Fracture line may be seen for 3 months.
If you can send all your x ray reports I can help you better.

You can send your reports directly to me on

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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