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A 18-year-old female asked:

Fell on the knuckle side of my hand the bone above my thumb is sore.wrist and hand all bruised fingers are swelling bruising gone up my arm 5 days now?

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Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
Need evaluation: This could be a wrist fracture that needs treatment. You need to see a doctor and have xrays to rule out a fracture. Additional tests MAY be required. In the meantime, elevate the hand above your heart to help reduce swelling and gently move your hand and wrist to prevent stiffness. Get this evaluated NOW.

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