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2 metacarpal, sprained 3 1/2 weeks ago, worse, bruised, feels like pins and needles hard to grasp things, bad pain up arm tingling sometimes, and achy?
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Few days: I believe ace bandage could be worn for few days.. ...Read more
What treatments can you do for a sprained metacarpal finger up to your wrist? Besides rice because that hasn't helped........
Ive had my hand xray'd and they said nothing is broken but i have sprain my metacarpals... the pain is getting worse what should i do about it?
Hand injury: Many times blunt force injury to our hands traumatizes the tendons and ligaments. So the fact that an X-ray is negative for a fracture doesn't mean the hand is okay. Use RICE, take NSAIDs , avoid activities with the hand which increase pain or swelling , consider a simple wrist support, ask to be seen by a hand specialist if your not slowly improving ...Read more
I sprained my metacarpal finger about 3 weeks ago and it's still hurts and is bruised, now other metacarpals on the same hand hurt and r bruised.
I sprained my 2 metacarpal finger 6 days ago and the doc told me to take the ACE off every 6-8 hour, now it feels worse and like knives digging in.?
I sprained my 2 metacarpal finger 2 weeks ago and the pain is the same and is still swollen and bruised a bit still also feels swollen to make a fist?
Several weeks (6-8) : Assuming you got an x-ray and a physician evaluation, it can take several weeks for this to resolve depending on the severity. ...Read more
I think I have a fracture on my 2 metacarpal finger. I have all the symptoms, but 3 weeks ago i was treated for a sprain. Plus it's not any better. What should I do?
?: So sorry you are still having pain. If an x-ray was not done at your initial doctor's office visit this would be a great place to start. Even if it was initial x-rays can sometimes miss non-displaced fractures. Regardless of whether it is a fracture or not if you are still hurting good time to return to your physician or a sports medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do u need surgery if one of your metacarpals doesn't heal from a hairline fracture or sprain after 1 1/2 months if it still is not getting better?
I sprained my 2 metacarpal finger 4 days go and now it feels weak when i make a fist. Would this b a hairline fracture that didn't show up n the x-ray?
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