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A 21-year-old female asked:

hit hand hard against wall few days ago today very swollen throbbing sharp pain red bruised. should i get xrays? can u actually break wrist that way. hurts to move fingers or wrist and shakes when do or put pressure. cant make fist

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
XRay: The only way of knowing for sure is by doing an Xray. Have it done.
Dr. Philip Miller
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ER/UC now: possible boxer's fracture: seen often in bar fights or when someone decides to punch out a wall ( the wall always wins! )
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Seeing a Therapist for stresses in life causing hitting hand hard against the wall, Diagnosis, and Therapy will help.
Sep 18, 2017
Dr. Neville Wellington
Specializes in
Possible Fracture: It is quite possible to fracture your hand that way. It is best to get it assessed by your GP, and you may need Xrays. At least that will give you and idea as to how long it will take to heal.

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