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How can you tell if knuckles broken?

X-ray: The best way to determine if your knuckle is broken is with x-ray, medical history & physical examination. ...Read more

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How do I tell if my knuckle is broken?

X-Ray: A positive x-ray with swelling, pain and possible decreased range of motion. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to tell if knuckles broken?

I need some tips on how to tell if knuckles broken?

Rather than : Trying to self -diagnose - seek medical eval. X-rays can be used to rule out fractures. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could tell if my knuckle is broken?

Can you tell me how I could tell if my knuckle is broken?

Fracture/ Break: A medical examination, history and X-rays are needed to accurately diagnose a fracture/ break in most cases. ...Read more

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How to tell if my knuckle dislocated or broken?

How to tell if my knuckle dislocated or broken?

X-ray with eval: Hello. The only way to acurately determine the extent of your injury is an x-ray (or other radiographic study) and med history with physical examination. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop cracking my knuckles?

Can you tell me how to stop cracking my knuckles?

See details: The same way you break any habit. You make a conscious effort not to do it. You have to provide the motivation and discipline. ...Read more

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Is it possible to dislocate your knuckle? If so, how can you tell?

Is it possible to dislocate your knuckle? If so, how can you tell?

Sure: Your knuckle is a joint between your finger and hand called the metacarpal phalangeal joint. It can be dislocated and presents with deformity and pain. To know for sure you get an xray. ...Read more

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How to tell if i broke my knuckle or if it's just bruised?

X-ray: Hello. You will actually need an x-ray (or other radiographic study) in combination with physical examination/ history to acurately determine if you have a fracture. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is happening when you crack your knuckles?

Please tell me what is happening when you crack your knuckles?

You're breaking : Little gas bubbles in the joint, very much like bubble wrap. It takes a bit before the gas reforms into a bubble, at which time you'll be able to pop (crack) them again. It may be annoying (to some), but it's not dangerous and will not lead to arthritis. ...Read more