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What is the healing period for a hairline fracture?

Q: I am 20 years old. Three weeks ago, I suffered from a hairline fracture on my shin bone during a football match. I was hospitalised for 4 days with a slab plaster, then a permanent plaster was done. I have been prescribed calcium and a vitamin pill. How much time will it require to heal?

A:In this type of fracture, it usually takes about two months to heal and plaster will have to be continued for this period.

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