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Is my hand broken or sprained if no cast?

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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Certainly could be

Depending on the nature and location of the fracture or sprain, either one or both could be present and treated without a cast.
For example, fractures of the metacarpal bones can be treated with screws; this allows return of motion without splinting in as little as 48 hours.

In brief: Certainly could be

Depending on the nature and location of the fracture or sprain, either one or both could be present and treated without a cast.
For example, fractures of the metacarpal bones can be treated with screws; this allows return of motion without splinting in as little as 48 hours.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: X-ray will tell

Have the doctor review the x-rays with you.

In brief: X-ray will tell

Have the doctor review the x-rays with you.
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine

In brief: Sprained

It sounds like a sprain, though it is impossible to say without seeing the xrays.

In brief: Sprained

It sounds like a sprain, though it is impossible to say without seeing the xrays.
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Dr. Gregory Hines
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