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I got into a fight and threw a punch. My fingers still hurt. What can I do?

I got into a fight and threw a punch. My fingers still hurt. What can I do?

X-ray check: You could have a boxer's fracture or dislocation or many other potential problems. This is best deternined during an examination by an experienced physician. ...Read more

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I punched wrong and my index finger really hurts my dad can't be bothers to take me to the hospital is it fractured?

I punched wrong and my index finger really hurts my dad can't be bothers to take me to the hospital is it fractured?

Possibly: It sounds like you had a sufficient mechanism of injury to cause a fracture. If you are having severe pain, I would definitely be seen for an exam and X-ray. Some towns do have urgent care or "walk in" clinics that may be more convenient to your father than the hospital. I would definitely get someone to take you to be seen. ...Read more

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I punched a wall and now the knuckle of my ring finger hurts and I when I try to bend it or stretch it, it hurts as well.

I punched a wall and now the knuckle of my ring finger hurts and I when I try to bend it or stretch it, it hurts as well.

Sounds: like you need two things A hand x ray (to rule out a small fracture) An Anger Management Course Sounds like you "lost it".....BE WELL! ...Read more

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I punched a wall, and now my knuckles hurt, when i lift my middle finger it feels odd. And when i rub it it feels and sounds... Scratchy?

I punched a wall, and now my knuckles hurt, when i lift my middle finger it feels odd. And when i rub it it feels and sounds... Scratchy?

Ice and xray : If you did this within 48 hours apply an ice pack (20 min on and 20 min off) if you did this two days ago try moist heat. See a doctor for an xray to rule out fracture of bone and tendon damage...And quit punching walls ;). ...Read more

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I punched a wall, and my hand has been swollen for 5 days. It hurts bad to move my pinky but the other fingers are fine. What should I do?

I punched a wall, and my hand has been swollen for 5 days. It hurts bad to move my pinky but the other fingers are fine. What should I do?

See your doctor: Punching a hard object can cause something called a "Boxer's Fracture", which is a fracture of the bone in between the wrist and the pink finger. Boxer's fracture is diagnosed by a physician and via an Xray and treated a splint or a cast. ...Read more

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I have punched someone and my right side of my right hand hurts it's painful to grasp things and it hurts when I move my finger also very painful?

I have punched someone and my right side of my right hand hurts it's painful to grasp things and it hurts when I move my finger also very painful?

See DR: You may have just bruised the hand, or you might have a undisplaced fracture. Only way to tell is with an xray. Next time punch a pillow, it will give you psychological relief without the patin. ...Read more

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2 days ago i started punching things & my middle finger knuckle is bigger than usual & the side is swollen. And it hurts to use my hand. Is it broken?

2 days ago i started punching things & my middle finger knuckle is bigger than usual & the side is swollen. And it hurts to use my hand. Is it broken?

Possibly: The only way to know for sure is to have it x-rayed. Have it checked out as soon as possible, because if it is broken, you want to make sure it heals correctly. If it heals incorrectly, it could affect the use of your hand in the future. ...Read more