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Forum Name: Bone trauma and fractures

Question: Cast off


 nemesest - Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:50 am

HI, i had my cast for 3 weeks after i had my wrist frature and the doctor said I'll have it off in 2 more weeks. But, I took it off since I felt confident that I wont have any more accidents since I'll be staying home for those 2 weeks. Will I need to see the doctor again and get the cast on again? As long as I don't hurt my wrist, I will be fine right?

Thanks
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun Aug 26, 2007 6:35 pm

User avatar Hi Nemesest,

If your cast is now off I would recommend you contact your doctor about this. There may still be a significant chance that an injury could reoccur.

Your doctor may or may not recommend the cast be replaced.

Best wishes.

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