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A 18-year-old female asked:

I got hit by a softball a few days ago in the hand. my wrist is still swollen, a little bruised, and warm to the touch. it doesnt hurt that much to move it but my hand feels weaker in general when i grip things. what should i do?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Hand trauma ?'s: Trauma to the wrist may cause a fracture. The bruising may indicate ligament damage as well as a possible fracture, so see an orthpedic physician for an x-ray to be certain.
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