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Hand Fractures

Information about Hand Fractures

We Have to Know about the Hand Fractures

  • Hand Fractures are the most common fractures of the body

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Resistance to move the hand

Causes of Hand Fractures

  • Most hand fractures occur as a result of direct trauma to the hand. Commonly an object either falls on the hand or the hand strikes an object.

Do’s and Don’ts of Hand Fractures

Signs & Symptoms of Hand Fractures

When the hand fracture occurs common symptoms include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • A palpable deformity
  • Difficulty moving the fingers

Medical advice for Hand Fractures

  • All suspected cases of hand fractures

Risk factors of Hand Fractures

  • Old age
  • Sports

Treatment for Hand Fractures

  • Cast & Splints
  • Surgery for some cases

Self-care for Hand Fractures

Investigations for Hand Fractures

  • x-ray
Hand Fractures
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