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I smacked my forearm against the edge of the door. I have a large knot that is very painful. My wrist and hand also hurt.What could it be?

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Dr. Gary Pess
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Xray

You could have a bad bruise or a broken bone.
An xray can help differentiate.

In brief: Xray

You could have a bad bruise or a broken bone.
An xray can help differentiate.
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess
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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Most like a

Concussion with a blood clot under the skin.
However it could also be a fracture. Ice the area and take some tylenol (acetaminophen). If not better in a few days see your doctor.

In brief: Most like a

Concussion with a blood clot under the skin.
However it could also be a fracture. Ice the area and take some tylenol (acetaminophen). If not better in a few days see your doctor.
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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