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I hit my knuckle a few months ago, still sore but had x-rayed and no break or chips. 4 months +, still pain. Tendonitis, bad bruise? See ortho? Thx
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
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In brief: Wait a little longer
Contusion or hard bangs on the knuckles may take 6 or more months to heal.
You may have injured the periosteum. This thin tissue layer provides nutrients to the bone outer surface, it heals real slowly!

In brief: Wait a little longer
Contusion or hard bangs on the knuckles may take 6 or more months to heal.
You may have injured the periosteum. This thin tissue layer provides nutrients to the bone outer surface, it heals real slowly!
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Yes
You may have injured the extensor mechanism over the knuckle.
A thorough exam should help you understand what the problem is and if anything other than tincture of time is necessary.

In brief: Yes
You may have injured the extensor mechanism over the knuckle.
A thorough exam should help you understand what the problem is and if anything other than tincture of time is necessary.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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