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43 minutes ago, Phill.Hurst said:

 

Sure do.

Can you drink with the other arm... 

 

Sorry can't be more help - I've never broken anything - but make sure you have  enough OTC and prescription meds that you may need. 

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1 hour ago, Phill.Hurst said:

So... broke my arm a few days ago and now in a cast. Called the cruise line and they suggested a medical certificate.

 

Has anyone travelled with a cast? any issues?

 

We've never heard of a "medical certificate".
We've cruised with some health problems, both chronic and temporary, and we simply notified the special needs department of each cruise line in advance.  Some have a form to fill out, but it's not for medical "certification"; it's so they know what assistance you might need.

 

Good luck!

 

And DO make sure that you have enough pain meds for what might be extra activity, etc.

 

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Had a broken bone (in the back) every cruise, but one with a broken ankle, never had any problems above the normal.

 

Oh forgot to mention, broke a toe one cruise when the ship rolled and I kicked a sun bed, hurt like hell couldnt put a shoe on for days, but still no real issue.

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Cruising with broken bones?  Take care in the event of rough seas, hang onto those rails !  Tendering could be dodgy, take care there as well.

 

Above all enjoy !!.

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