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I have fell on my hand it is badly swollen and started to bruise one of my knuckles seems to disappeared what should i do?

I have fell on my hand it is badly swollen and started to bruise one of my knuckles seems to disappeared what should i do?

X-ray: With the amount of swelling and bruising you're describing, it's likely that you may have a fracture. You should take yourself to get an X-ray to find out for sure. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hit my hand closed fist off a wall in a fight my knuckles are swollen ones really swollen red and hurts to touch and move closing my hand hurts alot?

Hit my hand closed fist off a wall in a fight my knuckles are swollen ones really swollen red and hurts to touch and move closing  my hand hurts alot?

Boxers fracture: Common injury as described is a metacarpal fracture most commonly the 5th metacarpal. You need x rays and possible casting or open reduction and plating. Seek care with hand surgeon. Possible sagital band injury as well. ...Read more

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Injured knee 1wk ago possible meniscus tear&bakers cyst.woke up with one swollen stiff painful knuckle on hand, petechia on foot, & burning chest. ER?

Injured knee 1wk ago possible meniscus tear&bakers cyst.woke up with one swollen stiff painful knuckle on hand, petechia on foot, & burning chest. ER?

Arthritis ?: It may be part of a larger arthritis syndrome. You need to see your physician. Your evaluation will include lab, imaging along with a history and physical. Inflammation is occuring and it may be causing the arthritis and the the blood vessels - getting the petechiae. ...Read more

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I woke up with my right hand so swollen you couldn't even see my knuckles ?

I woke up with my right hand so swollen you couldn't even see my knuckles
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Seek an eval: In person. There are many reasons to have swollen hand - some benign, some more concerning - but there is no easy way to readily provide you appropriate guidance without more information and being able to examine you. ...Read more

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Hit wall hand severly swollen could there be any complications with broken hand and knuckles?

Yes: I am afraid so. A "boxer's fracture" is a fairly common fracture and is caused by hitting something with a closed fist. ...Read more

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This morning i went out and tripped i landed on my left hand. its my middle knuckle. its swollen. it really hurts what do i do?

This morning i went out and tripped i landed on my left hand. its my middle knuckle. its  swollen. it really hurts what do i do?

Xray: Sounds like you may have fractured a bone in your hand. Best way to diagnose this is with an Xray. Please seek medical evaluation with your primary doctor or at a local urgent care clinic. ...Read more

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My knuckles on both hands are swollen, itchy and painful. Why? PleaseLooks like herpes of some sort

My knuckles on both hands are swollen, itchy and painful.  Why? PleaseLooks like herpes of some sort

Not Herpes: it is impossible to offer specifics without being able to visualize the rash. See you family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Knuckles around my mid fingers of both hands seem to be swollen. How can I differentiate whether its swollen or no?

Knuckles around my mid fingers of both hands seem to be swollen. How can I differentiate whether its swollen or no?

Changes: If you have noted changes from there normal size that is not bony then it is probably swelling you can be evaluated by a doctor to help sort this out and why they are swollen. I hope this helps. ...Read more