What is the treatment for hand bone fracture?

A hand orthopedist. Any significant hand trauma should be seen urgently. Till then clean skin, and apply ice. An x-ray will generally find fracture, but often when first occurs, may miss a hairline fracture, or one in the many bones of the hand. If clinically suspect even after 'normal' x-ray, may need ct scan, mri, bone scan. A fracture may show up with regular x-ray a bit later, when calcium there. C a hand ortho.

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What are the tests for hand bone fracture?

Exam and X-ray. Any significant hand trauma should be seen urgently. Till then clean skin, and apply ice. An x-ray will generally find fracture, but often when first occurs, may miss a hairline fracture, or one in the many bones of the hand. If clinically suspect even after 'normal' x-ray, may need ct scan, mri, bone scan. A fracture may show up with regular x-ray a bit later, when calcium there. C a hand ortho. Read more...

I'm concerned. What symptoms go with hand bone fracture?

Like any broken bone. With hand fractures there is pain, swelling, bruising and some time deformity of the hand and fingers., some time numbness of the fingers. Thank you. Read more...
Tenderness deformity. Usually tenderness, bruising (bleeding from the fracture) and if displaced at times deformity. Read more...
Pain,swelling,bruise. Hand and wrist injuries that result in immediate swelling or bruising should be evaluated by a physician, preferably an orthopaedic surgeon, soon after the injury as xrays may be necessary. Some fractures can occur without significant swelling or bruising, so pain may be the only symptom. Read more...
Need more info. A sprained hand is a vague diagnosis. A sprain implies injury to ligaments within your hand, but more severe injuries such as ligament tears and fractures can sometimes be called sprains. Also, sprains in small joints of the hands can sometimes lead to progressive stiffness if not adequately rehabilitated. I would recommend evaluation by a physician who can better diagnose your injury, preferably a hand surgeon. Read more...
Need more info. Depends on the bone, fracture pattern, treatment, and rehabilitation of the injury. If you are concerned about treatment and prognosis, see a surgeon who specializes in treating hand injuries. Read more...
Need more info. It may be normal post-operatively, but where your surgery was and where the burning occurs is important information. Early consultation with your surgeon is important. Read more...
Can be normal. Sesamoids are normal bones within the hand, and vary in their number and location between individuals. They reside within tendons (the largest one in our body being the patella). Pain near a sesamoid can occur from injury or overuse, and treatment is based on symptoms ranging from activity modification, splinting, injection, or surgery. Consult with a hand physician for options that fit your specific complaints. Read more...
Pain and swelling. Onset of pain with swelling and stiffness should suggest to you to get an xray of your hand. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Hand bone fracture?

Quite simple, it- -is a fracture of any bone in the hand, of which there R many, & if U include the wrist, add 6 more. The # in the hand is about 19. Read more...

What are the common presenting symptoms of hand bone fracture?

Hand fracture. If the fracture is subtle then there may just be little or no swelling. The more severe the fracture the more swelling you will see. There also may be a gross deformity present if the fracture is displaced. Read more...
Pain and swelling. Most fractures cause pain and tenderness at the site. Bruising is often present and if the bones are displaced or moved, there will be a deformity. Read more...

Please help! I have hand bone fracture in the joint?

Hand fractures can. Take 6-8 weeks to heal for simple long bone ( finger and metacarpal) injuries. Wrist bones, open injuries, injury with significant soft tissue damage can take longer. Joint fractures if displaced often need more than just splints or casts if the fragments are not lined up. Sometimes splinting by a hand therapist or use of a dynamic set up is needed to allow the joint to move. Surgery can be needed. Read more...

I have wrist drop due to bone fracture from last four month now I hve to wait or go for the nerve treatment?

Wrist drop. This must have been quite a fracture. What was the treatment at the time of the fracture? Did you have surgery or not? Yes definitely get the nerve checked and repaired if possible - its already been 4 months. Read more...
WRIST DROP TX. Wrist drop can be difficult to treat follow up with your doctor and get a neurology consult. Physical therapy all be needed to rehab and get strength back post op. Read more...

If you have a broken or fractured bone but didn't realize it, is it too late to get treatment?

Not necessarily. Hopefully the fracture is well aligned and it can still be casted or immobilized if it is not nor must determine if the position needs to be corrected by manipulation or surgery always tell my patient better to have a negative x-ray than hope it's not broken and find out that it healed in the wrong position. Read more...

What causes severe muscles spasms and what is the treatment for a pelvic bone fracture?

Dehydration, meds, . Severe muscle spasms can come from sports injuries, orthopedic injuries, dehydration, medication side effects such as decongestants, low potassium, abnormal calcium, abnormal phosphorus, muscle pulls, tendon strains, and more. Often time it helps getting lab work, drinking at least half your weight in ounces of water and eating yellow mustard. Other people keep a bar of soap under the covers. Read more...

What is the best treatment for newborn collar bone fracture?

They heal alone. They heal by themselves in about a week or two without specific treatment.Have to be careful how to position the newborn in bed and how to hold the baby when in your arms. Read more...