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Hello. Please upload the pictures you have and I will take a look at them.
Do you have the xray or xray report? Can you upload them?
Thanks. Unfortunately, one cannot tell much from a single view. Do you have the lateral views? What did the report say?
Did they tell you there was a fracture or just a dislocation?
Dislocation means the bones are out of alignment and this can often be fixed by pulling on it, to straighten it effectively. This will usually heal within a few weeks of rest. A fracture is a broken bone and typically takes 6-8 weeks in a cast to heal. Either way, fractures in this bone are common and generally heal well with the proper treatment, so the prognosis is good.
I don't see a fracture but you would need to provide two views to be sure. How long do they say you need to keep the cast on?
Fracture is worse and takes twice as long to heal usually. The plaster cast suggests a fracture. They do not want you to move or use the hand because this will prevent the fracture line from healing properly.
More likely a dislocation. But either way, you need to keep the cast on until your doctor tells you it is safe to take off.