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:
chestredness     diesesnotbathing     Diarrheafever     insect bite     fine     irregular menstrual cycles     enlarged lmhods     Search for answers     High calcium levels     Search for answers     srivastavadonation     Search for answers     i have gout and diverticulitis what can i eat     Search for answers     Gluten free     insomania     order     body ache     tea     my daughter     RSD     what substance will be in the urine after a severe heart attack     vaginalcancer     a     seeing flashes of lightning     urol     Ohren pfeifen     always     tinnitus ear pressure hearing loss     What procedures should be done with ITP with a dose of kidney cancer     lump20on20penis     what is carcinoid     bump left side of penis     vaginal20discharge     can i get pregnant after abortion     does the vagina tighten if no sex     what is TAI     real pain now right side under rib cage     Severe cramp in stomach muscle nausea vomiting     can cepahlexin cure chlymedia     Can you have TSS without a fever     bittenbyaflyonpenis     Skinisitchypeelingbutskinisnota     whatissubtlecorticaldefectnotedintheproximalthirdradiusulnaraspect     add     SWELLING LEGS     stinky     itching     Igg kappa band in urine     not blinking     Iexperiencenumbnessfro92656Enteryourcommentshereseverely     Ihavestabbingpaininthelowerabdomenwhenusingthebat     i have gout and diverticulitis what can i eat     what is l4 and l5     bananas effect your sperm     what is a varoo     sexbroblums     Paininthetesticleandscrotumareawhen     Dizzycrosseyed     precumonfingers     hair20removal20irritations20to20scrotum     pink swollen lump on leg     felt like urine all the time     alpralam     child might have swallowed a nail     osteophytic lipping C56     ihaveapurplebruise     oily orange liquid from rectum     Intergestion     womansvagin     sexual20intercourse20girl     what is tricyclic     sex problems     my wife get bruise on both arms for no reason and it dont hurt her or burn and the color of it is a dark green a black and red     persistent parserobasal force     Search for answers     roseace     molesonneck     Search for answers     what is sex     VibrationinPenis     Search for answers     yeast male     Search for answers     umbilical hernia adult     Search for answers     penicillinandparacetamol     whitness     Both hands fall asleep at night     picture of dried black pimple     what causes anosmia     ADOMINALPAIN     Pedimune     burp tastes like soapwhy     WhenIcoughIgetaticklepaininmyleftboob     August 12 2013 209 am     what do you call the drapery rods that are small and in corner of windows     Low     iamsufferingfromcoldwithsorethroatandlatercoughwi     pregnantbreasts     tightnessinarmsandhandsthefeelingfeelsasifarubber     i have paralyzing pain in my hip when i occasionally move what is it     underweight     body weight     Cefuroxime     false positives     vaginal lips iching what cause     ZolofandDramamine     what us lipoma     consequences of pulmonary infiltrates     penis crack     reoccurring dull abdominal pain     Will i die if i take 60 tabs metformin 1000mg     SearchforanswerMydogisnotvaccinatedforrabiesandhelickedmyfingerwhichhasawounds     SearchforanswersIFGENITALINFECTIONTHENWHATIDO     ecsema treatmebts     Stoolcolor     every time i stand up from sitting down i always experience a tingling or numbing burning sensation from my waist down to my toes right side only i am male and 68 years old     what if my vision is dim and I feel liteheaded     

©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