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Broken both elbows

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inkpad Wed 01-Jul-15 11:55:46

Hiya,
Just looking for some support and any tips really.

Had a nasty fall last Wednesday evening and after a visit to a+e, I've broken both elbows.
My right arm is in plaster from shoulder to fingers and I've been told it's a nasty break. My left x-ray had a large shadow over the elbow and doctor thinks it may be a displaced fracture but waiting to outpatients before casting. Doctor almost certain there is a fracture there so have to keep it completly still.

Still using co-codamol due to the pain I'm in my left arm.

Any tips on how to manage sad

Thanks

pinkfrocks Wed 01-Jul-15 13:35:24

can't help but have a virtual hug- poor you.

DramaAlpaca Wed 01-Jul-15 13:47:31

Oh no, you poor thing! I don't have any practical advice, but huge sympathy & a gentle hug flowers

kelda Wed 01-Jul-15 13:53:50

oh no! flowers Will there be someone to help you at home?

TheWildRumpyPumpus Wed 01-Jul-15 13:56:38

Ouch! Bless you, I hope they get you some decent painkillers - it should be manageable.

How did you do it?

Salmiak Wed 01-Jul-15 13:57:15

Ouch flowers.

Do you have anyone around to help?

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