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?

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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.
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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

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