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I punched a wall, and my hand has been swollen for 5 days. it hurts bad to move my pinky but the other fingers are fine. what should i do?

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Dr. Maryam Shapland
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
See your doctor: Punching a hard object can cause something called a "Boxer's Fracture", which is a fracture of the bone in between the wrist and the pink finger. Boxer's fracture is diagnosed by a physician and via an Xray and treated a splint or a cast.
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