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A 19-year-old female asked:

i punched a wall.. my knuckles are swollen and bleeding, what do i do?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Go to ER: get evaluated for tendon , nerve , bone and joint injuries.
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
2 things to check on: You must have hit your knuckles with some force. you might need to see a physician. I would also be concerned about what would have made you so angry to do this. Your doctor can give you a good medical check up to see if it is a medical problem that causing your upset. He can also refer you to a psychologist or psychiatrist for a check on your emotional health as well.

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Last updated Mar 1, 2018

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