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What can I do to determine if I have a broken wrist?

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Dr. Richard Makowiec
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Exam and xrays

Typically, there is a history of a fall or other trauma to the wrist.
This can result in pain over the injured bone and a fracture. A good clinical exam by a skilled specialist (orthopaedic surgeon) is helpful but xrays are required to make a definitive diagnosis.

In brief: Exam and xrays

Typically, there is a history of a fall or other trauma to the wrist.
This can result in pain over the injured bone and a fracture. A good clinical exam by a skilled specialist (orthopaedic surgeon) is helpful but xrays are required to make a definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Richard Makowiec
Dr. Richard Makowiec
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Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Family Medicine

In brief: Get an xray

Go see your family doc to order for an xray of the wrist.
He may set the wrist in a cast and refer you to a specialist (ortho hand specialist) for a f/u visit.

In brief: Get an xray

Go see your family doc to order for an xray of the wrist.
He may set the wrist in a cast and refer you to a specialist (ortho hand specialist) for a f/u visit.
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
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