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I punched a wall a few times and my knuckle is very swollen and bruised. I can still see my knuckle when I make a fist. How should I treat it?

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Dr. Robert Robinson
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Have it evaluated

Punching anything is dangerous and puts you at risk of a fracture of the hand (called a Boxer's fracture) .
You might have also embedded material from the wall into your skin or deeper tissues. This can result in a serious infection.

In brief: Have it evaluated

Punching anything is dangerous and puts you at risk of a fracture of the hand (called a Boxer's fracture) .
You might have also embedded material from the wall into your skin or deeper tissues. This can result in a serious infection.
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