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I sprained my 2 metacarpal finger 4 days go and now it feels weak when I make a fist. Would this b a hairline fracture that didn't show up n the x-ray?

Unlikely but possibl. If the pain persists see an orthpedic doctor and have it rexrayed but sprain can cauise the same symptoms and usually get better with time. Read more...
Swelling. Swelling from a sprain, bruise or tiny fracture may make the joint stiff and as a result hard to make a full fist or painful making the hand feel weak. Typically it is better to transiently splint the pip and dip figer joints straight when inactive, ice and at the same time work on motion when swelling is down. Nsaids can help as well. Often swelling persists in the small joints for a few months. Read more...
Follow up. An follow up xray will help rule out a fracture if there is doubt an an exam for a more discernible ligament injury ice anti-inflammatories and rest and splinting are the main acute treatments. Even without a fracture swelling and stiffness can make the hand feel weak. Read more...
Possible. You may need a follow up xray in about a week. Read more...

I hit my shin very hard, I have bruising two small cuts. Feels better elevated and with tight sock. Could it be hairline fracture? I'm on levothyroxin for hypothyroidism and hemophilia factor 8... Should I be worried?

Could be fx. It could be a slight fracture depending on how hard you hit it i wouldn't be "worried" but i would suggest an xray to evaluate the possibility of a rracture so get an exam and xray of the tibia. Read more...
Factor 8? Go see your hematologist. Best of luck, though it could be trauma and a a hairline fx as you suggest, it would be wise to see your hematologist to assess your clotting mechanisms are working as they should! Read more...