A 23-year-old female asked:
I hit my wrist and now it hurts bad. bendable, but hurts when separate thumb. tingling swelling and bump where i hit it. sprain, fracture, or neither?
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchauanswered
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Wrist pain: Kelsey, as I often tell my patients in the office, I wish I had x-ray vision. Then I could tell if things were fractured. It is even worse on the internet. There is no way to tell without an x-ray. Get seen in the morning, its not an emergency. Put ice on it, continue the ibuprofen, wrap it up. Good luck.
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