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Which Bone Is Easiest To Break In Your Hand
Depends?: None are particularly "easy" to break. Probably the most common bone in the hand that we see broken on a regular basis is the end of the last hand bone (5th metacarpal). This is a "boxer's fracture" an is usually due to punching something harder than the bone! usually out of anger! then the distal ends of the fingers because they get caught in doors and such. Some wrist bones too! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Fracture in the hand: Arm and forearm and elbow patternsof injury differ by age and mechanism significantly. A better question may be what is the most common bone injured in the hand in an elderly adult who falls on an outstretched hand. Or what is the most common bone way a bone is fractured in a child age 6-10 who falls on their elbow. I can go on ! ...Read more
Yes: Depends on where fracture is and your pain tolerance everyone is different ...Read more
When a person falls, sticks out her hand and breaks her wrist, which bone (or bones) actually break?
Distal radius: You typically break the end of your radius (the bone between your elbow and your thumb) in one of two patterns called colle's and smith's fractures. These depend on whether you fall forward or backward. This is the most common fracture of the upper extremity. The picture shows the classic "dinner fork deformity" typical of colle's fracture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
YES: Yes but not necessarily. Obtain a physical examination and an xray for a definitive answer. ...Read more
How long should the swelling of my hand take to go down.I broke my thumb bone at the bottom they said it was a clean break on the 25 of this month.?
I do extreme rollerblading and I fell one time on open palm both hands and now I'm unable to do push up without feeling pain. It's more my alnal bone that hurts. For example as if I'm curling weights its a sharp pain like it's going to break. This happen
Shin splints: Or the equivalent thereof, all bones have a membrane covering them that can be torn/broken from injury even in the absence of a fracture. It can be exquisitely painful and needs rest of the area to recover (not a cast). Stop doing the curls, consider having an orthopedist exam your hands/wrist to guide you further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i have a break in my hand metacarpal bone i have a cast on and last week my cousin kicked a hard oneils ball of it now my hand is painful?
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