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How is a fractured pisiform bone in wrist treated?

How is a fractured pisiform bone in wrist treated?

Usually by cast: For few weeks, then splint if you have no more problems.
Good result usually. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
792 Doctors shared insights

Fracture (Definition)

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


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What're the symptoms and treatment of a greenstick fracture?

What're the symptoms and treatment of a greenstick fracture?

Pain, swelling: Typically the symptoms will be pain, swelling and limited use due to pain.
Usually the injury is secondary to a fall and
will require a cast for 4-6 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are some symptoms of a fractured finger?

Need expert help here. What are some symptoms of a fractured finger?

Pain and: Fractures (broken bones) often are associated with swelling, pain, and bruising. If the fracture is out of place or mal-aligned a deformity can sometimes be seen. Please get evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon to get the appropriate care. ...Read more

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What's a common symptom for fractured bone?

What's a common symptom for fractured bone?

Fracture: All of those are true but stress fractures can present without deformity but have pain and bruising ...Read more

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What are symptoms of stress fractures in feet?

What are symptoms of stress fractures in feet?

Stress fracture: Hi, pain is the main symptom of a stress fx which is worse with activity and better with rest, the pain could become worse gradually and also swelling can happen. ...Read more

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Metacarpal fracture symptoms?

Metacarpal fracture symptoms?

Pain swelling &: Pain swelling and deformity at the level of the injured metacarpal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cervical fracture?

It depends: A fracture in the cervical spine can cause pain. If it causes any pinching of the spinal cord or nerves, this can be associated with weakness, numbness, or pain radiating down the arms or legs. If severe, paralysis could result. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a metatarsal fracture?

Pain on weight: As well as swelling and bruising. Having a history of a forefoot trauma should be there as well ...Read more

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Do symptoms of a fractured hand involve swelling?

Do symptoms of a fractured hand involve swelling?

Yes: Hand fractures are associated with pain, bruising, swelling and if displaced may exhibit rotation or other finger deformities. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of compound fracture?

What are the major symptoms of compound fracture?

Open wound, fracture: Compound fractures are relatively easy to identify as they are open wounds with a broken bone at the opening. In addition to obvious trauma, pain, and bleeding, a compound fracture also causes the injured area to appear deformed. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of orbital fracture?

What are the most common symptoms of orbital fracture?

Varies by location: Orbital fracture is a vague term which includes several types of fractures. Symptoms could include double vision, blurry vision, pain, nose bleed, air in the orbit or cheek, etc. Some orbital fractures are basically without symptoms. You should be checked out by your eye md if you have any vision issues and see a ENT or plastic surgeon that treats facial fractures. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of a broken or fractured hand?

What are the signs and symptoms of a broken or fractured hand?

S&S fracture: Pain, swelling, instability, crepitus, rotation, shortening, scissoring of fingers, deformity, etc just to name a few. However, diagnostic imaging is essential. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that are associated with facial fracture?

What are the symptoms that are associated with facial fracture?

Pain after injury: The vast majority of facial fractures happen after a trauma- car wreck, assault, fall. You should have sought emergency care; thry should have examined with hands and maybe ct scan to look for these. If it's far after the event, you may notice that the teeth don't fit together normally, there are changes in the coutours/rough edges when touching the face, there's pain or the eye (s) may sink in. ...Read more

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Can someone fracture their patellar? What are some of the symptoms?

Patella fracture: A fractured patella often is the result of a direct blow such as in a fall. The knee can swell fairly significantly. Inability to straighten out the knee can indicate fracture. Sometimes a gap in the fracture can actually be felt through the skin. Inability to hold the knee straight while lifting it off the floor may also indicate fracture. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the left thigh bone being broken or fractured?

What are the symptoms of the left thigh bone being broken or fractured?

Thigh bone fracture: Severe pain, swelling, cannot bear weight on leg. Marked bruising. This is an urgent situation. Go to the er or call 911 if you think your leg is broken. ...Read more

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I have a low bone density score but no fractures or symptoms and I don't want to take any of the recommended osteoporosis drugs. What else can I do?

I have a low bone density score but no fractures or symptoms and I don't want to take any of the recommended osteoporosis drugs. What else can I do?

See below: Regular weight bearing exercise helps a lot, make sure you have enough calcium and vitamin d supplements (depensing on your kidney functions), I have tried using strontium for my pts with fair results. I have to say though that this doesn't replace traditional treatment of osteoporosis. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Penile fracture?

What are the symptoms of Penile fracture?

Bend, pain, swelling: History of trauma. Most common cause is sex lying on back with partner on top. Also trauma to an erect penis. Penis will have a bend with swelling & tenderness on convexity at site of fracture. Needs urgent attention if recent. Either way best to consult a urologist. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

What are some of the symptoms of a fractured leg?

Fracture: Pain, swelling, loss of motion or stiffness of the joint, deformity, difficulty bearing weight. This can be difficult to differentiate from a severe sprain or contusion without an xray. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of stress fractures?

What are the symptoms of stress fractures?

Pain, swelling: Pian, swelling, redness, and tenderness to palpation are among the things commonly seen in a stress fracture. Also, usually a history is present that is consistent with someone developing a stress fracture as well. Thank you. ...Read more

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What might be the symptoms of stress fractures?

What might be the symptoms of stress fractures?

Pain pain swelling: Swelling
pain
tenderness in a specific spot
increased swelling and pain with activity
decreased swelling and pain with rest
earlier onset of pain with each successive workout
continued pain at rest as the damage progresses. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a broken or fractured elbow?

What are the symptoms of a broken or fractured elbow?

Pain: Pain on bending or locking
clicking
point tenderness
swelling
echymosis

see a doctor who can take an xray if they feel it is necessary. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of broken bones?

What are some of the symptoms of broken bones?

Pain upon palpating: Localized pain in the affected are associated to loss of function and edema or swelling. Persistent pain in an injured bony area despite usual conservative treatment with r.I.C.E. (rest, immobilization, cold compresses, elevation of the area). ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a fractured ankle?

What are some of the symptoms of a fractured ankle?

Pain, swelling for: Starters. Most times you'll also see some black and blue. Even with little doubt, get and x-ray taken--to best way to know for sure. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of a fractured arm?

What are the signs and symptoms of a fractured arm?

Pain, deformity: Pain is the most common sign after the fracture, swelling and deformities in the arm. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are symptoms of a fractured/broken ankle?

Swelling, pain...: Possible bruising, inability to bear weight may or may not be present, deformity may be present with severe and displaced fractures. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of broken bone?

What are the most common symptoms of broken bone?

Pain/bruise/swelling: Bones have most of their living structure on the outside surface, like bark on a tree. Bone bruises can produce significant pain, but breaks will add some blood pooling (bruising) & swelling to the mix. The more dramatic the fracture the more likely a visable deformity & rarely bone parts will stick out thru the skin. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms following multiple rib fractures?

What are the symptoms following multiple rib fractures?

Pain: Rib fractures are not easy to diagnose without xrays. Even then they can sometimes be hard to pick up. Pain right over the chest wall which is increased with sneezing or coughing. If you are having difficulty breathing then you need to see a physician. In some cases an injury which causes multiple rib fractures can puncture the lungs. ...Read more

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What are symptoms for hairline fractures In the cheekbone. Can that be diagnosed without a X-ray?

If you had: A traumatic event to your cheekbone (zygomatic arch), then you may have a fracture that should show up on facial X-rays after 1-2 weeks. Persistent pain in specific location on examination of the arch as well as facial asymmetry/ abnormal indentation, etc. It's more common for the orbital bone to fracture during a traumatic fall/ accident. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

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