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How do doctors treat a broken hand?

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Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Xray

Xray is an excellent way to diagnosis a broken bone in your hand.

In brief: Xray

Xray is an excellent way to diagnosis a broken bone in your hand.
Dr. G Jason Hunt
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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Usually a splint

Treatment depends on what bone is fractured and whether it is displaced.
Many hand fractures are treated with a splint or cast. However some fractures, especially those near joints may need surgery. You really can't tell if a fracture is present without an x-ray. Evaluation by a hand surgeon is best.

In brief: Usually a splint

Treatment depends on what bone is fractured and whether it is displaced.
Many hand fractures are treated with a splint or cast. However some fractures, especially those near joints may need surgery. You really can't tell if a fracture is present without an x-ray. Evaluation by a hand surgeon is best.
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