October 20, 2018
 


My wrist really hurts Not sure whether its a sprain or possible fracture?

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Patient: My wrist really hurts. Not sure whether its a sprain or possible fracture?

Doctor: Hello,Thank you for posting your query on ATD.I have gone through your query and understand your concern. You are li kely to be having sprain wrist,however you have not given enough description to distinguished from fracture. Fracture can be excluded by x ray. Treatment of it is rest to wrist ( crepe bandage or splint) can be used. Analgesic such as ibuprofen are useful to relieve pain. Vitamin B and C are helpful in recovery.Hope your query get answered.Wishing you a good health.Take care.


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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