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I had hand injury 3 weeks ago

Patient: Hello, I hit my hand about 3 weeks ago and get swelling around my knuckles, I didn’t apply ice to reduce swelling and i cant’t move my hand freely, it steel had some swelling, do I have to apply ice or heat now to reduce swelling?Thank you!

 

 

Symptoms: Feeling pain when grabing things with hand hard and can’t bend pinky, middle and ring fingers far in both directions, feels like swelling didn’t let me move fingers far.

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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