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Did I Fracture My Hand Hurts And Bent
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Golfing injury of left hand, pain for 4 weeks in region of ulnar nerve...Could it be fractured hamate?
Right hand hurts when bent forward. Feels like a gap in my wrist where a carpal should be and that's where the pain is. Any ideas?
Wrist pain: Pain in this central portion of your wrist can come from inside the wrist bones and boney surfaces as well as tendons that attach to the wrist and move the forearm and wrist together. If the pain doesn't respond to normal over-the-counter anti-inflammatories and ice and gentle stretching then evaluation by a hand surgeon or your PCP is appropriate ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fell on ice in Dec. Hands & knees hurt, focus was on fractured hand. Left knee hurts when I bend it. Hurts worse to sit w/ it bent than to walk on it.
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the hand. Was there any trauma to the hand? Is there a swelling, redness or other visible abnormality? If there is no visible abnormality try tylenol (acetaminophen) and if the pain does not go away in a couple of days or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Make sure you're learning proper technique and take a class. Also make sure the racquet fits you properly. ...Read more
Stop playing! :): Sorry, but it was too easy to respond by saying to stop doing the thing that causes pain! seriously, if playing games (i assume video?)causes severe pain, it is likely related to overuse and irritation of nerves, tendons or muscles. Trying a different grip, the other hand or decreasing use could help. If more pain or symptoms change get checked. Do get some outdoor exercise though! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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