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Doctor insights on: Could Punching A Concrete Wall Cause An Injury To My Bones

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Hello I punched a wall Monday night I'm still having pain on my pinky knuckle and it was swollen but it has decreased over the past few days do you think I broke a bone?

Hello I punched a wall Monday night I'm still having pain on my pinky knuckle and it was swollen but it has decreased over the past few days do you think I broke a bone?

Pain 5th Finger: The 5th metacarpal is a common bone to fracture with this kind of injury. So common that it is called a boxers fracture. An X-ray is the only way to know its is broken short of bone sticking out of the skin. See a doctor for evaluation and treatment. In the future please punch nothing harder than pillows! ...Read more

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When a bone breaks, does It necessarily have to bruise? I punched a wall a few times a few days ago, there's no bruising, there's a dent in my knuckle

When a bone breaks, does It necessarily have to bruise? I punched a wall a few times a few days ago, there's no bruising, there's a dent in my knuckle

Depends : Depends on how your broke the bone,If it has been broken by hit then bruising almost occurs as the hit causes internal bleeding and damage to capillaries, ...Read more

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Punched a wall. Im sore and bluish between my pinky and ring finger bones. Is serious?

Punched a wall. Im sore and bluish between my pinky and ring finger bones. Is serious?

Maybe: If it stays sore and painful and there is less motion in the fingers after a couple of days i would recommend getting an x-ray. ...Read more

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I punched a wall stupidly and behind my pinky finger there a lump that feels like bone and it is painful to move my hand .. Is it broken?

I punched a wall stupidly and behind my pinky finger there a lump that feels like bone and it is painful to move my hand .. Is it broken?

Men and their hands: Yes. It is most likely broken. This is one of the most common injuries in younger men. Hitting a wall and breaking your hand. Please get it looked at so if you need surgery you can get it done before there is permanent damage. ...Read more

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I fell on the concrete playing basketball on my shin bone now I have a small hard ball were i hurt it what is it?

Hematoma: Most likely it's a small collection of blood that has hardened after it bled and clotted. It should go away with time. Some gentle massage may speed it along. ...Read more

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If human bones are as strong as steel and concrete. HOW strong are human muscles,especially neck muscles?how strong are they??

If human bones are as strong as steel and concrete. HOW strong are human muscles,especially neck muscles?how strong are they??

Unlike: BONE strength which requires NUTRITIONAL and GLANDULAR normality MUSCLE strength depends upon USE...You can increase muscle strength ny EXERCISING that muscle....Thus the "comparison" to steel and concrete just does not apply! Hope this helps! r Z ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

Injuries is also known as Injuries and wounds. An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more