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What are signs that I have a broken hand?

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Dr. Todd Guyette
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: It depends

The symptoms depend upon the type of fracture, location, and severity of associated soft tissue injury.
These symptoms include pain, stiffness, swelling, and can be associated with deformity of the digit. The severity of these symptoms depend on the factors note above -.

In brief: It depends

The symptoms depend upon the type of fracture, location, and severity of associated soft tissue injury.
These symptoms include pain, stiffness, swelling, and can be associated with deformity of the digit. The severity of these symptoms depend on the factors note above -.
Dr. Todd Guyette
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: A fractured hand

Has physical signs of swelling, bruising, deformity, and initially increased warmth.
Swelling typically increases over 48-72 hours. Deformity s affected by the extent of hte fractures rotation, displacement, angulation and position. Decreased motion may be another sign but htat may not be an initial sign and may only occur after swelling increases.

In brief: A fractured hand

Has physical signs of swelling, bruising, deformity, and initially increased warmth.
Swelling typically increases over 48-72 hours. Deformity s affected by the extent of hte fractures rotation, displacement, angulation and position. Decreased motion may be another sign but htat may not be an initial sign and may only occur after swelling increases.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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