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Hallo I had hairline fracture on my shoulder due to fall. I

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I had hairline fracture on my shoulder due to fall.
I had no pain for 3 weeks while wearing sling.removed sling on 4 th week and had no pain.
It's now 5 th week and I now feel pain of discomfort while moving the arm a bit.
Is this healing or.....
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AFter this amount of time, the fracture should be healed and stable.
I have to imagine that this pain is due to increased mobility after having your arm in a sling for several weeks
I think you should have follow up xrays done to be sure but I suspect this is part of the movement/healing process
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Do you think there is any chance of non healing because of removing sling after 3 weeks
I highly doubt it
probably just the muscles working again after being dormant for weeks
I appreciate the ok rating.

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