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What are possible signs of a broken wrist?

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Dr. Jay Pomerance
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Signs

Pain, swelling, limited motion.

In brief: Signs

Pain, swelling, limited motion.
Dr. Jay Pomerance
Dr. Jay Pomerance
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Dr. Michael Patney
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Pain

Pain associated with trauma are by far the most suggestive signs.
The old wives tale about not being able to move it is not true so be careful. Swelling can be an added sign but you really need and x-ray to be sure! good luck!

In brief: Pain

Pain associated with trauma are by far the most suggestive signs.
The old wives tale about not being able to move it is not true so be careful. Swelling can be an added sign but you really need and x-ray to be sure! good luck!
Dr. Michael Patney
Dr. Michael Patney
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