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How to tell if I have a fractured arm or a bone contusion?

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Dr. David Bloome
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Level of pain

A stable, nondisplaced arm fracture may present similar to a severe contusion.
Typically, a fracture will hurt for a longer period of time. Also, a fracture usually can be diagnosed with radiographs.

In brief: Level of pain

A stable, nondisplaced arm fracture may present similar to a severe contusion.
Typically, a fracture will hurt for a longer period of time. Also, a fracture usually can be diagnosed with radiographs.
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