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A 19-year-old female asked:

Hi i have a break in my hand metacarpal bone i have a cast on and last week my cousin kicked a hard oneils ball of it now my hand is painful?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Be checked: If you have a known fracture, had another injury, and now the hand is hurting more, I would have it checked.the cast needs to be checked to make sure it is still well fitting, and an X-ray should be considered to make sure the fracture is still in good alignment.
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