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I hurt my hand really badly opening a jar, i can hardly squeeze with it, what could have happened and what should I do?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine

In brief: Hand pain

You could've sprained your hand or wrist.
For things like this, i like to take some ibuprofen, ice it initially, and rest it for a few days. If it's not any better in a week, getting worse, or really hurting at night, then i usually see my family doc.

In brief: Hand pain

You could've sprained your hand or wrist.
For things like this, i like to take some ibuprofen, ice it initially, and rest it for a few days. If it's not any better in a week, getting worse, or really hurting at night, then i usually see my family doc.
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