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    About a month ago i broke my right hand, i wont go into details how :rolleyes: lets just say i was drunk . But the cast on it is really annoying so i cut it off yesterday so i could drive, eat, and some other things lol. But when the nurse was putting the cast on she said it was for protection so i dont know if it was helping it heal.

    But i was wondering if i just be really careful with it out of a cast will it heal the same?
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    you need the cast so it heals properly.and you don't get tissues growing in the wrong positions etc etc. well done genious :rolleyes: they're given for a reason you know.pfff

    however it's possible nothing might happen.goodluck to ya.
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    Go to the doctor and say it was a bit tight or something cutting off your circulation and ask if you can have a new one.
    Better than ur hand fixing funny
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    The cast will just prevent it from being knocked about. Without it, you might accidentally move your hand and cause extra damage. i wld keep it on just to be safe, hope it heals quickly for you
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    Surely after a month it will have pretty much realligned itself and be fixed, it will just need to strengthen, i would say the cast at that stage would be there for protection...
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    Yeah go back to your doctor!
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    It will be really vulnerable to re-breakage. Also, if it hasn't fully healed, and you remove the cast it could rotate or angulate, which will require srugery to correct.
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    Why would you take matters into your own hands and simply cut it off..I don't understand the logic behind it...:confused: Just go back to the hospital and get it put back on.

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    Well it was really painful on my thumb for some reason and i just couldnt sleep or anything.
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    Was it not painful when they first fit it? The risk you take on not having a cast is dependant on how badly you broke your hand. Casts are mainly just to protect it from any knocks so i wouldn't worry about it too much but definitely go back to the hospital and explain and see if it's necessary to have it on.

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    If it was painful the nurse may have put it on too tight... go back and ask for a new one, and explain why you took it off in the first place. But you should definitely get a new one - they give you the cast for a reason, not just to cause you pain or stop you doing anything! If you did hurt your hand while it was still healing, then you could be doing more damage.
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    muppet:p:
 
 
 
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