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How do u know if u strain or sprain ur wrist? How do u know if u broke it?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: You need an x-ray.

To find out if it is fractured or not, you will need to have it professionally evaluated.
You will need x-rays taken to determine if it is broken or if it is just a bruise or sprain.

In brief: You need an x-ray.

To find out if it is fractured or not, you will need to have it professionally evaluated.
You will need x-rays taken to determine if it is broken or if it is just a bruise or sprain.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Exam and xrays

The only definitive way to know whether u 'sprained' your wrist is by x-rays .
Get an appmt. W/ ors and get examined.'walk-in' clinic is ok but fractures can occasionally be missed.; esp of carpal navicular (scaphoid ).... Best of luck!

In brief: Exam and xrays

The only definitive way to know whether u 'sprained' your wrist is by x-rays .
Get an appmt. W/ ors and get examined.'walk-in' clinic is ok but fractures can occasionally be missed.; esp of carpal navicular (scaphoid ).... Best of luck!
Dr. David Trettin
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