This question was answered on Wed 28, Jan 2009 05:30pm by Dr Rowena S, MD

hand pain without bruising or swelling

    
Asked by Unregistered (Female; 25 ) on Mon 26, Jan 2009 02:36pm

i fell on my hand and the pain is excrutiating. i can move all of my fingers but cannot bend my wrist more than 10degrees and i am unable to grasp things. why is there no swelling and does this mean it may be fractured?

Actions: | Forward |
Answer


Name 

Email 

Security code
Enter the text as shown above


E-Mail me when someone replies to this post
Answer by Dr Rowena S, MD  on Wed 28, Jan 2009 05:30pm:

Wrist pain may be due to damage to your ligaments, bones or the cartilage that cushions your joints. In your case, falling on your outstretched hand may lead to cartilage tear or fracture. Minor strains usually respond to ice, rest and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications. For definite diagnosis, xray of the affected hand will help visualize the structures involved. Delays in diagnosis and treatment can lead to incomplete healing, reduced movement and disability.
Our doctors provide free answers to your questions. If you are happy with our services, please consider making a donation.
Click the button below to donate.


Please rate my answer (select the stars, no need to log in.)  

Comments:

Comment by Karissa on Fri 07, Jan 2011 05:08pm:
So I hit the side of my hand under my pinky really hard and there's no bruise and its been hurting for like over a week. It hurts to squeeze my hand and to push the side of it up. What could of happened to it?

Comment by deb on Wed 09, Mar 2011 07:23am:
how do you bruise your hand, little pinky side down by the meaty part

This question is open for comments.  Please share your opinion.

Comments


Name 

Email 

Security code
Enter the text as shown above


E-Mail me when someone replies to this post


 
What users are searching right now on Ask Medical Doctor:
My10yearoldsonhasa     throbbingtinglingheadache     Search for answers     GROUND LEVEL FALL     ABORTION     Benzodiazepine     Parasiteslower     purbex     Wart under head penis     waking     I have alot of belching and burping     is ganic f safe Yes or No     _ctfrdr_T     what can i do for tennis elbow and how long does it usually last     Swollenlipsafterkissing     symptomsoflymedisease     Neurobion     whaT DOES GAIN WEIGHT MEAN     integralin     fractured elbow     TYPE     backups     do i need to seek treatment for my enlarged pituitary gland 70mm in size and if so what would be my options for treatment     husband     Anal fissure wiping to hard     going     shighra patan     labia lips     DJDchondromalacia     microscopic hematuria     istresses     menorrhagiadrsheetalkaul     Weight loss     oxytet     ivf     why     can     ear     carpal tunnel     scabieburrows     penis     swollen muscle     hydroclorite     What can pregnant women take for food poisoning     FallInjurytomykneeNumbness     Searchforanswers     sex on a Saturday     ecaterina     busted lip     hydrocephalus hair dye     drpramod gaikwad     pohperea     brain tumor     psoriatic     wwwgoogle     dullache     what is monicore used for     GROUND LEVEL FALL     over     biscubid valave     couples     feverfor3weeks     Hives     Pancreaticlymph     swelling from lukeria     cebada     hepitcs c     topamax     red ring around penis     limphnodes     bump after chicken pox     what is MSF     erectiom during     heat stroke     IhavearashinmybuttocksareaIhavebeen     emphysema     heaviness in legs     Spot     Lamotrigine     kidney20failur     vatimin     fluidinlungs     venous thrombis     whitecolourliquidcomingoutofmyv     inner ear     flikering in the side of the eye     tubo ovarian mass     profuse     wrist allergy     why do my heart beats so hard     med     FOREIGN     pus     itching in penis     Hi how do I overcome premature ejaculation that doesnt last longer than five minutes     varicocele cancer     clavomid 625     mucus anus     what is the medicine for penis yeast infection     pubmed     BRUNING URINATION AND VAGINAL DISCHARGE     consequences of pleural effusion     antirabies     PMA     Search for answers     ihaveadarklinegoingdown     Gluten     carcinoid syndrome     Search for answers     testies     Search for answers     what is hperlipidemia     tuberculosis     

©2011 - Ask Medical Doctor  |  All Rights Reserved
The site is not a replacement for professional medical opinion, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your medical doctor or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information written by any author on this site. No health questions and information on AskMedicalDoctor is regulated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence AskMedicalDoctor and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made.

Home | Terms & Conditions | Contact Us | Frequently Asked Questions | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Advertise with us
Stats