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I accidentally hit my hand on the wall and now I can't make a fist. What should I do?

I accidentally hit my hand on the wall and now I can't make a fist. What should I do?

See a doctor: It's possible you have a hand bone/knuckle fracture. You need an exam and probably need x-rays to make a diagnosis. Try to avoid fights with walls, doors and tables. ...Read more

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Hit side of my hand on wall. Making a fist hurts, can't bend pinky. A little bit swollen, joints really hurts and is a bit blue. What to do? Help?

Hit side of my hand on wall. Making a fist hurts, can't bend pinky. A little bit swollen, joints really hurts and is a bit blue. What to do? Help?

Urgent care: Apply an ice pack to your hand immediately. You may have fractured a bone. You should go to urgent care because the only way to know for sure, and get it treated properly, is to get an xray. ...Read more

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Hit my hand closed fist off a wall in a fight my knuckles are swollen ones really swollen red and hurts to touch and move closing my hand hurts alot?

Hit my hand closed fist off a wall in a fight my knuckles are swollen ones really swollen red and hurts to touch and move closing  my hand hurts alot?

Boxers fracture: Common injury as described is a metacarpal fracture most commonly the 5th metacarpal. You need x rays and possible casting or open reduction and plating. Seek care with hand surgeon. Possible sagital band injury as well. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my right arm 3 years ago because of cut open veins and today I hit a wall with my fist the knuckle on the middle finger got swollen, ?

I had surgery on my right arm 3 years ago because of cut open veins and today I hit a wall with my fist the knuckle on the middle finger got swollen, ?

Get x-rays: Hitting your fist against a wall is a common way to sustain a fracture of your metatarsal (hand bone). Since it is swollen, it is a good idea to get an x-ray to make sure nothing is broken. The previous surgery 3 years ago likely has no effect on the current injury. ...Read more

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I accidently banged middle kunckle of hand on the steel rod in bus. When i close fist, middle knuckle makes sound.Not much pain.Should i be worried?

I accidently banged middle kunckle of hand on the steel rod in bus. When i close fist, middle knuckle makes sound.Not much pain.Should i be worried?

Knuckle pain: Probably of no concern. Give yourself a lot of time to completely heal. If this doesn't clear up in a few months then see your doctor if worse. ...Read more

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My boyfriend hit my elbow with his fist now it feels arkward uncomfortable and outa place and spasm shooting up my arm to my hand?

My boyfriend hit my elbow with his fist now it feels arkward uncomfortable and outa place and spasm shooting up my arm to my hand?

Nerve entrapment: A blow to the elbow can result in soft tissue swelling around the cartilage and nerves or possibly a slight shift in the bony surfaces of the elbow joint (subluxation). A common outcome is ulnar nerve entrapment which is a painful disorder and shooting pain of the outer side of the elbow, arm and hand caused by pressure on the ulnar nerve. ...Read more

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Punched a wall with medium force about 10 times. Knuckles are swollen as well as skin torn off. Can't make a fist or extend hand. Did I injure it?

Of course: "Skin torn off" and "knuckles are swollen" means those areas have been injured. Be sure to repair any damage to the wall, and consider seeing one's primary care doctor or an orthopedic doctor about the hand. ...Read more