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How long does it take to recover from a hand injury?

How long does it take to recover from a hand injury?

Depends: This is a question that needs limits. Depends on the type of injury, the extent of the injury and treatments given. The hand is one of the most complex parts of the body. Injury can be minimal to severe. If joints are involved, tendons involved and nerves and vessels involved, it could take months to years to recover. Simple injuries anywhere from a few days to a week or so. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

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


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Hand injury in may diagnosed as a bruise a few months later diagnosed as torn tendon still very painful how long does it take to heal?

Hand injury in may diagnosed as a bruise a few months later diagnosed as torn tendon still very painful how long does it take to heal?

If it is a tendon: it may take months to heal, provided you have adequate brace to support it while it does. Tendons are notoriously slow things to heal because of the poor blood supply to them. If you are sure it is not completely torn through and require surgery to tack it back. Keep a close relationship with your Hand Orthopedist while it heals. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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How long does a hand injury with surgical pins take to heal?

How long does a hand injury with surgical pins take to heal?

Sorry to say but it : Varies, depending upon the sfot tissuem the extent of the bone injury , circulation , other associated items suchas tendon or nerve inure. It easy to say 6 weeks- 8 weeks for an uncomplicated scenaria and 3-4 months for more complex issues and injury. ...Read more

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Hand injury i was recently in a accident where my hand and wrist were cut open severing the tendons muscles and legaments away from the bone of my thumb. And now I have little use of my hand. How long does an injury like this take to heal and how much of

Hand injury i was recently in a accident where my hand and wrist were cut open severing the tendons muscles and legaments away from the bone of my thumb. And now I have little use of my hand. How long does an injury like this take to heal and how much of

This : This sounds like a very serious injury. If you are unable to use your hand or move your finger that may mean that the ligaments or tendons were severely damaged, this may not heal on it's own. Please see your surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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Can you recover 100% from a hand injury?

Can you recover 100% from a hand injury?

Depends: Many hand injuries can have a 100% recovery, but it all depends on the severity and the actual diagnosis. Often times, it may take some time, even over a year, for the hand to recover. ...Read more

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Howlong does it take for swelling to go down after hand injury from a fall?

Howlong does it take for swelling to go down after hand injury from a fall?

Depends: Swelling from hand and wrist injuries can be present for quite some time. Even when injured it is not always easy to not use your hand, and it is not easy to keep elevated. The key to reducing swelling is to keep the hand at or above heart level as much as possible. This is not easy when trying to move around. It is not unusual for hand/wrist swelling to be present for several months. ...Read more

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How can I wrap a hand injury?

How can I wrap a hand injury?

Please specify query: The question is vague, as specific injuries will require different dressings. Please specify. ...Read more

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What can be done for a hand injury?

ASSH: The assh has a find a doctor feature on its website http://www.Assh.Org/public/pages/handsurgeons.Aspx. ...Read more

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Can i still bowl with an old hand injury?

Can i still bowl with an old hand injury?

Hand Injury: What is the injury?] by old do you mean old and gone or old and still symptomatic? Can you drive? Can you work? Can you do things? Need more information. ...Read more

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