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Suggest an alternative to surgery for fractured collar bone

Hi I have medial fracture of my right collar bone It fells like the collar bone is pushing against my wind pipe.My consultant tells me I may need surgery which is quite tricky due to clock work underneath the collarbone Is there an alternative to surgery
Thu, 12 Feb 2015
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Hi,

Apart from surgery you can wear collar brace for 21 day.

Take calcium supplements along with 1000 mgs per day.

Thanks.

Dr.Singh.
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Suggest an alternative to surgery for fractured collar bone

Hi, Apart from surgery you can wear collar brace for 21 day. Take calcium supplements along with 1000 mgs per day. Thanks. Dr.Singh.