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I hurt my wrist, now its swollen, painful from my fingers to my elbow and cracks when i move it. Something serious?

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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Maybe

Any joint that stays swollen a few days after an injury should be x-rayed to rule out a serious injury.

In brief: Maybe

Any joint that stays swollen a few days after an injury should be x-rayed to rule out a serious injury.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Toni Lin
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Injury

Persistent swelling and main is definitely concerning.
Could have a fracture (broken bone) or a ligament injury. Depending on where the pain is, a nerve could be involved. Get checked out by an orthopaedic surgeon and/or hand surgeon.

In brief: Injury

Persistent swelling and main is definitely concerning.
Could have a fracture (broken bone) or a ligament injury. Depending on where the pain is, a nerve could be involved. Get checked out by an orthopaedic surgeon and/or hand surgeon.
Dr. Toni Lin
Dr. Toni Lin
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