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Will a finger with a hairline fracture be swollen and numb for long?

Yes. Your hands, feet, and face have a lot of sensory nerves and sensory representation on the brain. Any injury to these areas will be more noticeable for a longer period of time than injuries to other areas. Read more...
No. Should heal in a few weeks. Most fractures even with slight displacement heal in 6 -8 weeks. Non displaced, hairline-not bad should heal faster. Read more...

I have a hairline fracture in index finger. So why there is swelling in thumb?

Fx index, swell D1? No ides. Best to seek in person opinions and examinations. I know of no relationship in fx index to swelling in thumb, except is to tight a dressing or cast on distal hand. Read more...

My pinky finger has been swelling for over 4 weeks now. Constant pain in the middle of my pinky. Could it be a hairline fracture?

IT MAY BE H/O TRAUMA. It may be if there is history of trauma you can recallbut it can be due to other causes like infection, cellulitis, allergic reaction to insect bite, arthritis.Get it checked and only way you can know if it is hairline fracture is by doing an xray after exam. Read more...
Pinky swelling. There are many potential causes of pinky pain and swelling. They include: various types of arthritis, trauma, fractures as you discussed, nerve entrapment (ulnar), sprain, inflammatory reaction, insect bites, and others. After four weeks its time to see your pcp. Read more...

I just slammed my finger in my garage like shed door, and it is starting to bruise and swell. Is it a hairline fracture?

Fracture or not? After an accident like this, if you have enough pain that you think you may have fractured your finger, it is best to visit a physician so that he or she can make sure that you have intact neurovascular status. Your doctor can splint your finger and order x-rays if appropriate. The diagnosis of a fracture is suspected with point tenderness and pain, but is confirmed with radiographs. Read more...

Hit to the proximal end of ulna. What would my arm look like if there was a hairline fracture? There is currently swelling and pain upon only that spot to the touch

Varies . It varies somewhat. A "hairline" fracture would by definition be non displaced, so you would not expect any obvious deformity. Swelling, pain, and tenderness to palpating would be expected. X-rays are really the main way we evaluate for a fracture if thers was significant injury and exam concerning for a fracture. Read more...

If I have jaw hairline fracture after wisdom removal will I NOTICE it such as a lot of pain and swelling, or can it be so subtle that I don't know?

Sure. but then, if there is a fracture that is likely to heal and not need further interventions, what would it matter? Read more...
If you feel any kind. of pain, it's time to go back to your dentist and have it re-examined. if it's not noticeable, and there's no swelling or pain, it means you are healing normally from your injury. Dental alignment of teeth is important to have checked post trauma, as it affects your chewing, and bite. Read more...

I think I've got a hairline fracture in my wrist. It's the side of the pinky it got hit really hard against a metal pole. Bruising and swelling hurts?

Bruising. generally indicates bone damage which can vary froma bone bruise to a non-displaced Fracture! Get an X ray! ( if only to determine how long you can expect the pain to last) Apply ICE during first 24-36 hours then heat Hope this is helpful Dr Z. Read more...

What is the reason for swelling on ankle after weight bearing. Talus body hairline fracture 8 months post injury. Doc says it is united.

Talus fracture. Swelling is likely coming from soft tissue injury that occurred at time of initial fracture. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. Consider further MRI evaluation and physical exam. Read more...
Talus fracture. Must get an mri you may have a delayed union of the talus or other issues recommend a scond opinion. Read more...

Sitting then jumped up on rock on accident ankle folded like acute angle can barley walk bad swelling been doing rice- sprain, hairline fracture, or?

Ankle pain. Try resting it (for 1-2 weeks), icing, compressing wraps or bracing, and elevating your rolled ankle. Take otc antiinflammatory drugs like advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin as directed by the manufacturer to help. If clicking or feeling of ripping or instability continues, get it checked out as it may be a severe sprain, fracture, etc. Hope this was helpful! Read more...
Possible sprain. You will need and x-ray to see if you have a fracture or if it is just a sprain. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. Read more...