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Fell and hurt my hand 4 days ago hurts when I have to move it.. Especially round my thumb area brusing gone up my arm and hand swellin to help?

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Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Be evaluated.

Depening on how you landed you can have anything from a bruise, to tendon injury to a broken bone.
Soft tissue swelling peaks in 3-5 days. A good rule of thumb ( no pun intended! ), is if you cannot make a fist, shake hands with a normal grip or hold a pencil between the thumb and index finger and write your name you need to be examined.

In brief: Be evaluated.

Depening on how you landed you can have anything from a bruise, to tendon injury to a broken bone.
Soft tissue swelling peaks in 3-5 days. A good rule of thumb ( no pun intended! ), is if you cannot make a fist, shake hands with a normal grip or hold a pencil between the thumb and index finger and write your name you need to be examined.
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