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How long does it take for a UCL (elbow) injury to heal?

Hi! So I am sustaining a UCL injury from javelin throwing. Its not a tear and its nowhere near as severe as a tear, it just hurts while throwing and rarely throughout the day, however its still bothering me. I have been putting ice on it and I have stopped throwing for now. As a 14 year-old male, how much time will this take to heal?
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Different people heal differently and injuries differ as well even when they seem similar.  So who can say?  Your great advantage is your youth -- when you get to your late 30's they heal increasingly slowly.
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