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fractured humeral head and cant get to a doctor at this current

Ok so on the 2nd (this month) I fell 2 days later I went to the er and they said I had fractured my humeral head but he also told me the fracture is very mild and definitely won't require surgery, said it was so small he almost didn't see it they gave me a sling and pain meds said I need to follow up with an orthopedic, I told him I am a stay at home mom with no insurance and he advised I apply for Medicaid and call around to see if I can get help until then, so far no such luck, the great news is the pain is gone with the exception I can't lift my arm past a certain point, getting a shirt on is an act of congress, anyway since Medicaid can take awhile what I want to know is, is just being in a basic sling ok??? Or should I try buying something more extreme??
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