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Bruised Hand Bone Healing Time
Will my hands be able to stretch fully after a badly bruised knuckles? No broken bones. Healing over 2 weeks. No discoloration but still sensitive.
Strain or contusion: If you had X-rays done and there were no fractures, or broken bones, and, if you are able to close (flex) your fingers and open them (extend) some, then this means that you probably don't have any permanent damage. Time will tell. Injuries like this can take 8 to 12 weeks to heal fully. When in doubt, if not improving soon, you need to see an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Playing hockey thumb got trapped between ball and stick. Tip of thumb is very bruised, swollen, tender to touch where meets next bone. Best treatment?
swelling/ significant bruising thenar eminence, R hand after 3rd time at bat, first game. Swelling but no bruising over same area the week before after batting, 3rd game. Recommended treatment pls?
When a bone breaks, does It necessarily have to bruise? I punched a wall a few times a few days ago, there's no bruising, there's a dent in my knuckle
Depends : Depends on how your broke the bone,If it has been broken by hit then bruising almost occurs as the hit causes internal bleeding and damage to capillaries, ...Read more
3-6 weeks: It usually takes 3-6 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
My friends bruised hand smells very weird on one side and the other side smells fine she's been finger splinting why is it smelling?
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