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Can You Break A Vein By Hitting Your Hand Hard
Can you rupture a blood vessel in your elbow by pressing a pressure point in your hand i just need to know?
Yes.: If you bang your elbow hard enough you will end up with a swollen elbow that becomes bruised (black and blue). The swelling is from the tissue trauma and the black and blue is from bleeding under the skin from usually a ruptured vein. Over several days the blood from the vein rises to the surface and is seen under the skin only then to resolve over several days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: Are you asking about your forearm? You can fracture your ulna (one of the forearm bones) by hitting directly against an edge with a lot of force. This is called a nightstick fracture. It would be very painful and you might feel movement and grinding at the fracture site. It would take a lot of force in a young person. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. A sudden strong pressure can rupture a capillary on the surface of the eye. The blood can collect under the clear membrane over the white part and look quite frightening. It is generally not harmful and resolves on its own slowly. This is called a subconjunctival hemorrhage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tear or fracture the cartilage in your nose by smashing or pressing down on your nose? I heard a pop when i was moving it.
Supposing you already had a broken hand in a cast & you fell very hard on that hand, could you get a broken wrist too?
Can you use your hand if the 5th metacarpal is fractured by back of hand?Somethings make it hurt. Little swollen & a small bruise hurts to shake hands
Is it possible for HS1-V herpes to enter your body from a cuticle abrasion on your skin if your thumb if you held hands and had your thumb rubbed by a person with (saying if perhaps they touched a sore and then your hand)? This person did not tell me they
Herpes simplex: What a scenario. This is possible, although very very unlikely. ...Read more
Can you further damage a surgical wound on your shoulder by pushing a stool out too aggressively?
Can you give yourself a concussion by moving/tilting your head fast against your shoulder as you move it?
How difficult would it be to stretch your earlobes by simply pulling them down with your fingers?
Can you hit your nose so hard that it would kill you or could somebody punch u in the nose and kill you is a broken nose deadly? Just wondering
Not likely: This is a common theory from action films and some novels. If the only consequence of the hit is broken or fragmented nasal structures you would not die. If you have a bleeding disorder, you could bleed to death. The hit would have to be hard enough to impact the brain cavity and cause problems there to lead to death. ...Read more
Can you get just a sprain (not break) if you fall & your foot bangs into something hard?swollen,very sore,weird color,but can walk on it sort of.
Yes: Sometimes sprains hurt worse than fractures. Rest your ankle, apply ice in 20 minute intervals to decrease swelling, and elevate the ankle above your heart. Also wrapping with an ACE bandage or similar dressing may help. If pain or swelling continue please see your doctor, you may have a hairline fracture or serious ligament injury. ...Read more
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