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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...

What's a common symptom for fractured bone?

Pain and deformity. A broken bone typically presents following and injury or accident. Symptoms include pain associated with swelling, deformity, redness, warmth, and some loss of function of the affected limb. In some cases there may be some numbness associated with it. Bruising and discoloration usually doesn't appear until a few days later. Read more...
Fracture. All of those are true but stress fractures can present without deformity but have pain and bruising . 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...

Is bruises and wounds and wounds on leg means leg bone fracture or break? What symptoms should a broken or fractured leg bone be?

Varies. Bruises signify bleeding in the soft tissues and can certainly be oresent without a break in the leg. Symptoms from a broken leg vary quite a bit based upon the severity and location of the fracture, but certainly if you can't bear weight on your leg that would be a concern. Don't hesitate to be seen if you have any question. An exam and X-ray will give a lot more information. Read more...
Have it x-rayed. Can't tell for sure without at least an x-ray or in some cases further radiographic studies. This needs to be evaluated. The wounds are also cause for concern, especially if deep or infected. Get medical attention immediately, Read more...

What are the most common symptoms of broken bone?

Pain/bruise/swelling. Bones have most of their living structure on the outside surface, like bark on a tree. Bone bruises can produce significant pain, but breaks will add some blood pooling (bruising) & swelling to the mix. The more dramatic the fracture the more likely a visable deformity & rarely bone parts will stick out thru the skin. Read more...
Pain. Unless you have some congenital disorder that doesn't allow you to feel pain then pain would be the most common symptom of a fracture. Read more...

How long will a fractured bone take to heal?

Fracture. The general response is 6 weeks. But it depends upon the personality of the fracture. Some bones are displaced, have poor blood supply, have multiple pieces, may be in immunocompromised hosts. Some don't heal & are called nonunions. Read more...

Could a fractured bone still hurt even after it is healed?

Many signs. Cartilage is needed for normal joint motion. Damage to cartilage may lead to crepitation, pain, swelling, inflammation, and limitation of motion of the affected joint. If you have injury to the cartilage, you may develop arthritic pain when the joint is put through a range of motion. Read more...