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I'm concerned. What symptoms go with hand bone fracture?
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Dr. Hill Hastings
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Tenderness deformity
Usually tenderness, bruising (bleeding from the fracture) and if displaced at times deformity.

In brief: Tenderness deformity
Usually tenderness, bruising (bleeding from the fracture) and if displaced at times deformity.
Dr. Hill Hastings
Dr. Hill Hastings
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Like any broken bone
With hand fractures there is pain, swelling, bruising and some time deformity of the hand and fingers.
, some time numbness of the fingers. Thank you.

In brief: Like any broken bone
With hand fractures there is pain, swelling, bruising and some time deformity of the hand and fingers.
, some time numbness of the fingers. Thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Mark Rekant
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Pain and swelling
Onset of pain with swelling and stiffness should suggest to you to get an xray of your hand.

In brief: Pain and swelling
Onset of pain with swelling and stiffness should suggest to you to get an xray of your hand.
Dr. Mark Rekant
Dr. Mark Rekant
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Dr. Matthew Welsch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Can be normal
Sesamoids are normal bones within the hand, and vary in their number and location between individuals.
They reside within tendons (the largest one in our body being the patella). Pain near a sesamoid can occur from injury or overuse, and treatment is based on symptoms ranging from activity modification, splinting, injection, or surgery. Consult with a hand physician for options that fit your specific complaints.

In brief: Can be normal
Sesamoids are normal bones within the hand, and vary in their number and location between individuals.
They reside within tendons (the largest one in our body being the patella). Pain near a sesamoid can occur from injury or overuse, and treatment is based on symptoms ranging from activity modification, splinting, injection, or surgery. Consult with a hand physician for options that fit your specific complaints.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Dr. Matthew Welsch
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Dr. Matthew Welsch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Need more info
It may be normal post-operatively, but where your surgery was and where the burning occurs is important information.
Early consultation with your surgeon is important.

In brief: Need more info
It may be normal post-operatively, but where your surgery was and where the burning occurs is important information.
Early consultation with your surgeon is important.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Dr. Matthew Welsch
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Dr. Matthew Welsch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Need more info
Depends on the bone, fracture pattern, treatment, and rehabilitation of the injury.
If you are concerned about treatment and prognosis, see a surgeon who specializes in treating hand injuries.

In brief: Need more info
Depends on the bone, fracture pattern, treatment, and rehabilitation of the injury.
If you are concerned about treatment and prognosis, see a surgeon who specializes in treating hand injuries.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Dr. Matthew Welsch
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Dr. Matthew Welsch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Need more info
A sprained hand is a vague diagnosis.
A sprain implies injury to ligaments within your hand, but more severe injuries such as ligament tears and fractures can sometimes be called sprains. Also, sprains in small joints of the hands can sometimes lead to progressive stiffness if not adequately rehabilitated. I would recommend evaluation by a physician who can better diagnose your injury, preferably a hand surgeon.

In brief: Need more info
A sprained hand is a vague diagnosis.
A sprain implies injury to ligaments within your hand, but more severe injuries such as ligament tears and fractures can sometimes be called sprains. Also, sprains in small joints of the hands can sometimes lead to progressive stiffness if not adequately rehabilitated. I would recommend evaluation by a physician who can better diagnose your injury, preferably a hand surgeon.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Dr. Matthew Welsch
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Dr. Matthew Welsch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Yes
Best to have this appropriately diagnosed and treated early.

In brief: Yes
Best to have this appropriately diagnosed and treated early.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Dr. Matthew Welsch
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Dr. Matthew Welsch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Pain,swelling,bruise
Hand and wrist injuries that result in immediate swelling or bruising should be evaluated by a physician, preferably an orthopaedic surgeon, soon after the injury as xrays may be necessary.
Some fractures can occur without significant swelling or bruising, so pain may be the only symptom.

In brief: Pain,swelling,bruise
Hand and wrist injuries that result in immediate swelling or bruising should be evaluated by a physician, preferably an orthopaedic surgeon, soon after the injury as xrays may be necessary.
Some fractures can occur without significant swelling or bruising, so pain may be the only symptom.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Dr. Matthew Welsch
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