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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Exp 35 years

1st metacarpal fracture splint

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Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

I have a 7 week comminuted tib-fib fx 1 1/2" below knee joint. Initially in ext fixator first 12 days. Tib was slab fractured into joint - plated/screws 5 wks ago...but no fixation done on fibula ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

What are the risks for DVT if: 1. comminuted fractrure of the distal fibular shaft ... of bedrest with no prophylaxis and a splint - 3 Hyperlipidemia - 4 sheath insertion of Fem ART, coronary ... View answer

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Dr. Chander Mohan Singh MD

I dislocated my 3rd,4th and 5th metacarpal. No fracture just dislocated. They were able to put it back in place without issues. How long would I be in a plaster splint for? Just on average since I have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chander Mohan Singh ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

ihave a boxers fracture in my 5th meta, they said surgery is most likely. what is the worst case sernarior if i just keep it in the splint? ... View answer

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Dr. Ivan Romic MD

i have a non-displaced spiral fracture of the left fourth metacarpal. My hand is now immobilized in a splint . The injury is now 48 hours old. I had "pins and needles" tingling from my hand to my elbow... View answer

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Dr.    Sudhir Kumar MD

Oh hi. I fractured my 4th metacarpal (spiral). Completely non-displaced, almost looks like a hairline fracture. Happened Sept 23. Got my cast off today, new x-ray shows still location of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Aashish Raghu MD

Hi. What would be the most likely fractures in an MVA, of the driver, BL arms extended and locked with hands grasping st whl at 10&2 , direct straight head-on impact, high speed, no other injuries? Sx: L ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aashish Raghu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Belehalli Pavan MD

dorsal angulation in the ring finger metacarpal fracture and slight distraction in the little finger ...Oblique and mildly spiral-appearing fractures in the mid-proximal diaphysis of ring finger ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Belehalli Pavan ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Radheyshyam Dhiman MD

fracture of the 4th metacarpal went to orthopedics and he got me put into a splint and he told me to were for two weeks and then another x-ray. in the meantime he said i could take off the... View answer

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Dr.  K. Naga Ravi Prasad MD

it as Fracture Tibial plateau external right Schatzker III, AO 41-B2. From day one the splint has always moved 90 ... the fracture everywhere. The doctors said that 1.8mm was not an issue but... View answer

Answered by : Dr. K. Naga Ravi Prasad ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr.  Prasad MD

I am not very clear with your query. Do you mean splint / cast a fracture? If yes, then yes.

Dr.  Shailja Puri MD

Hello and welcome to HCM, Two and half months is an insufficient time for a fracture to heal. However, you need to consult your orthopedician for clinical assessment, a repeat X-ray to know the status of...

Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan MD

If you have a history of easy bruisability please get your complete blood picture, Platelet count , Bleeding time, Clotting time, PT/INR tests, Iron profile tests done to rule out any bleeding disorders. However if...