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I broke my hand and am wearing a galveston brace to fix it is it normal to develop blisters

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
Can happen: Must see provider that placed it for adjustmnt.
Dr. Michael Raemisch
24 years experience Hand Surgery
NO: You should not be getting blisters! get it adjusted.

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
MAYBE: A brace may help, but the question must be asked- why do you still have pain? One possibility: the bones did not heal properly (called a non-union). ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends somewhat on the nature of the fracture and if there were other associated injuries. It is not terribly abnormal, particularly if you are g ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get checked: It'simpossible to tell, without examining your hand. Sounds like you need to get that checked asap. Get to your pmd, an orthopedic clinic, an ed, or a ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
14 years experience Plastic Surgery
What treatment: What treatment did you have? Surgery or a cast/splint? It is normal to have swelling and pain in the initial period after the injury. This can last ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
See md: His/her cast tech, hand therapist or er immediately.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
18 years experience General Surgery
Not malignant: A benign tumor does not invade into surrounding structures or spread to distant sites in the body.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Zasuly
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Replace?: Usually a metal plate is used to hold the bone while it heals. The bone will eventually be strong without limitations. The plate is not removed unle ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotated?: 5th metacarpal neck fractures ( boxer fxs.) are very common after closed fist injury. Angulation is very common but malrotation is not. Closed reducti ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
2-3 months: While of course it is hard to say exactly without knowing full details i typically say it is a 2-3 month process. Fro m surgery to being finished. How ... Read More

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