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Category: Orthopaedics
Satisfied Customers: 4587
Experience:  MD(Ped), DCH ; in practice treating adolescent to newborns
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My brother has broken his collar bone Ans needs surgery, In

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Hi my brother has broken his collar bone Ans needs surgery
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: In the hospital right now they are saying the doctor will call us in 3 or 4 days to book appointment for surgery and want to send him home in a sling But they said he needs surgery and they will book an appointment
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Orthopaedics
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

Collar bone # heals well with sling only, make it a figure-of-eight sling holding both shoulders from behind. May not necessarily need surgery. Good luck.