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I fell while I was ice skating. My wrist is achy and swollen. Could it be a scaphoid fracture?
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Dr. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If the wrist is swollen and bruised, i would be concerned for a wrist injury.
Radiographs or x-rays would be beneficial to rule out a fracture.

In brief: Yes
If the wrist is swollen and bruised, i would be concerned for a wrist injury.
Radiographs or x-rays would be beneficial to rule out a fracture.
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes
Yes, it is very common to fall on an outstretched hand and sustain a scaphoid fracture.
Xrays may not always show the fracture and MRI may be needed.

In brief: Yes
Yes, it is very common to fall on an outstretched hand and sustain a scaphoid fracture.
Xrays may not always show the fracture and MRI may be needed.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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