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Can your wrist keep dislocating after its been reset? I partially dislocate mine and i think I have to keep resetting it

Can your wrist keep dislocating after its been reset? I partially dislocate mine and i think I have to keep resetting it

Yes it Can: If your wrist continues to dislocate, you should see an orthopedist as soon as you can. It may be a sign of underlying ligament damage and, in certain cases, can even compromise nerve function or blood flow. ...Read more

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How do you treat a dislocated wrist?

How do you treat a dislocated wrist?

Needs reduction : Recommend an orthopedics specialist to evaluate if dislocation is present as it requires anesthesia and reduction. ...Read more

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How long should a partially dislocated wrist be imbolized for?

How long should a partially dislocated wrist be imbolized for?

2-4 weeks: If it has been properly reduced your orthopedic specialist will most likely recommend 2-4 weeks, with re-evaluation at the end of prescribed time frame to check stability and recommend rehabilitation exercise. Call your orthopedic sports medicine specialist. If it hasn't been evaluated by a medical professional see as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a very severe dislocated wrist that required carpectomt proximal row removal?

How long will it take for a very severe dislocated wrist that required carpectomt proximal row removal?

Ask your ORS: Honestly, you sustained a very serious probable high energy trauma to your wrist.At your relatively young age that is unfortunate, hopefully it is not your dominant hand!.Possibly u had more than one surgery after your initial trauma that resulted in proximal row carpectomy.My advice would be to ask your ors/hand surgeon for more details at next folllow-up.Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hello, is this a dislocated wrist? My wrist bone sticks out further than my other wrist bone and there is lots of pain when i put pressure on & move.

Hello, is this a dislocated wrist? My wrist bone sticks out further than my other wrist bone and there is lots of pain when i put pressure on & move.

Not likely : A dislocated wrist would take a pretty substantial injury, and would cause horrific pain. You would know if you dislocated your wrist! It is not a subtle condition. ...Read more

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How long would it take for slit wrists, internal bleeding, dislocated jaw, craked ribs, fracutured skull to heal?

How long would it take for slit wrists, internal bleeding, dislocated jaw, craked ribs, fracutured skull to heal?

Weeks to never: Everything listed other than a dislocated jaw normally would take weeks to heal. A dislocated jaw may never heal or correctly go back into a normal condition. Once the ligaments are stretched or ruptured, they will never be the same again. ...Read more

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I dislocated my wrist 9 years ago. It pops out of place every time I move it. Why? Help please!

I dislocated my wrist 9 years ago. It pops out of place every time I move it. Why? Help please!

Possible ligament in: wrist sprains can result in damage to the ligaments or connecting tissues between the small bones of the wrist, or carpal bones. Camn be diagnosed by good xrays, especially something called a motion series. Can be confirmed by MR arthrogram ...Read more

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Can you partially dislocate your wrist is so what's the treatment?

Can you partially dislocate your wrist is so what's the treatment?

Very serious injury.: "dislocation"of the wrist is a very serious condition as it usually involves significant ligamentous injury and dissociation of the normal boney alignment. It is usually very painful too. ...Read more

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How to identify shoulder dislocation? What type of pain is this (e.G. Pulling)?Hurts in case of dislocated shoulder wrist too? Thanks for your answer.

How to identify shoulder dislocation? What type of pain is this (e.G. Pulling)?Hurts in case of dislocated shoulder wrist too? Thanks for your answer.

Very painful: Shoulder dislocation is very painful condition when happen cause pain and restriction of the range of motion of the shoulder, sometime get complicated by stretching the nerves under the arm and cause all kind numbness and weakness in the arm and the wrist area. ...Read more

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What amount force does it take to fracture or dislocate a wrist?

What amount force does it take to fracture or dislocate a wrist?

A lot: Fracturing your wrist when you are young usually takes a fall from a height or or sped like roller blading, skiing. ...Read more

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I dislocated my lunate in my wrist. How long does it take to heal and how can I sleep with the sling on? First time having one is why.

I dislocated my lunate in my wrist. How long does it take to heal and how can I sleep with the sling on? First time having one is why.

Complex wrist injury: usually associated with other injuries , ligamental tare of corpus ( wrist joint ) May take 6 months or more , may even need surgery , repair of ligamental tare , pin(s) to stabilize . Speak to your orthopedic surgeon . ...Read more

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My wrist hurts to put pressure on and when I bend it. Do you think it is a sprain or could one of my carpals be dislocated? What can I do to help it?

My wrist hurts to put pressure on and when I bend it. Do you think it is a sprain or could one of my carpals be dislocated? What can I do to help it?

RICE: For musculoskeletal sprains & strains, Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation can relieve pain & swelling, prevent re-injury & allow healing to begin. While an X-ray can evaluate for fracture or dislocation, it can not show sprains. Try not to use the joint, elevate above the heart, use an ace wrap to compress, with an ice pack on top of the Ace to protect skin from cold damage. ...Read more

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Why when I dislocated both of my legs my wrists feel like im gonna dislocate them as well can this be like a joint ilness ?

Why when I dislocated both of my legs my wrists feel like im gonna dislocate them as well can this be like a joint ilness  ?

Get it checked: Dislocations of multiple joints mean you connective tissue disease which the tissues supporting the joints stretch beyond the limit of the normal(double joint it). ...Read more

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The side of my wrist severely hurts when I move my hand or lightly touch the side of my wrist. I also hear a snap sometimes. However, I do not feel pain if I do not move it and do not touch it. Do I have a broken or dislocated bone?

The side of my wrist severely hurts when I move my hand or lightly touch the side of my wrist. I also hear a snap sometimes. However, I do not feel pain if I do not move it and do not touch it. Do I have a broken or dislocated bone?

Wrist pain : If you have had no injuries then probably not. You could have a subluxation where the bones are slightly misaligned. This could be fixed by a Chiropractor or an Osteopath who does manipulation. An X-ray would be in order fist though just to rule out any under issue first ...Read more

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I dislocated my lunate bone in my wrist on the 5th and when I was in the er, they didn't set it. Having more pain than before. Should I go back or no?

I dislocated my lunate bone in my wrist on the 5th and when I was in the er, they didn't set it. Having more pain than before. Should I go back or no?

You can: If the main issue is pain you can definitely go back to ER if you do not have a primary care provider or an Urgent Care in the area. If you want to have yor dislocation fixed you need a hand surgeon or an Ortho specializing in hand injuries. Usually ER will give you few phone numbers in the area to call and see a surgeon in the office. ...Read more

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0 answers: i dislocated my elbow last sat & now my hand is getting really swollen, with a bluish tinge. Is this normal? I can feel my fingers, but it's difficult to bend my wrist up because my hand is so fat. It's 1:30am in the morning. How serious is th

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i dislocated my elbow last sat & now my hand is getting really swollen, with a bluish tinge. Is this normal? I can feel my fingers, but it's difficult to bend my wrist up because my hand is so fat. It's 1:30am in the morning. How serious is th

Hello, : Hello, i don't know if you had your elbow treated or not. I would be concerned that there may be some vascular issue which is preventing fluids from draining from your hand. I do recommend that this be evaluated. ...Read more

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I dislocated my elbow last saturday and now my hand is getting really swollen, with a bluish tinge. I can feel my fingers, but it's difficult to bend my wrist up because my hand is so fat. It's 1:30am in the morning. How serious is this? Should i go to th

I dislocated my elbow last saturday and now my hand is getting really swollen, with a bluish tinge. I can feel my fingers, but it's difficult to bend my wrist up because my hand is so fat. It's 1:30am in the morning. How serious is this? Should i go to th

The : The most important concern is circulation. An elbow dislocation disrupts a lot of ligaments around the elbow. However, there are major blood vessels that cross the elbow, too, which can be pinched, bruised, or partially torn (called an "intimal tear" for the inner lining of the vessel), causing decreased blood flow to the hand. There are a lot of criss-crossing vessels (collateral circulation) to supplement bloodflow, so major injuries may not be obvious. While some swelling and bruising are expected after an injury like this, your hand should have normal feeling and be warm like the other hand. If you check your pulses at each wrist, they should feel about the same. The swelling should go down with elevation. I assume you mean it has been a week since your injury. While a vascular injury is less likely to show up at this point, clots can still happen. If you have any signs of poor circulation, go to the nearest emergency room! otherwise, call your physician to be seen today. ...Read more