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playing sports with wrist stitches

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Obtain MD clearance: The short answer is, "yes". But it depends upon the specifics of your wound severity. You should protect the wound from further injury, debris, dirt, ... Read More
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably: Probably, but best to ask the doctor that put them there as this would depend on what was done. For example, if the stitches are there because you ju ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Raynaud’s: You may have Raynaud’s phenomenon (vascular hypersensitivity) that happens when you are exposed to cold, where skin goes pale, blue, then red with bur ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sorry, not enough : info. Your physician knows what kind of fracture it was, if x-rays show healing etc. You didn't tell us what sport? The treating doctor is the person ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
X-ray to be sure: Unless there is an obvious deformity you may not be able to tell the difference with the naked eye. While a sprain is an injury to the ligaments of th ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually not : Anything to worry about. Fractured wrist typically heal to the strength they were prior to fracture. If you had a simple fracture that was essential ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist tendon injury: Check with your orthopedic hand surgeon. 85% & 3/10 pain is taking a chance in a collision/combat sport like rugby.
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Sooner than later: Pain in the wrist has anatomical sources and many causes Getting evaluated by an orthopedist is a good start..
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Maybe unrelated: Depends on what part of his spine was previously fractured, and what type of fracture he had. Was it a cervical spine fracture? If not, then the wrist ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If the fracture: Has completely healed, yes. If you develop any symptoms with your activity, you should probably stop and ask your doctor for specific recommendation.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly strain: Need to see orthopedic physician for complete evaluation.

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