If you have any of these symptoms do not assume it is due to a wrist fracture. These symptoms may be caused by other conditions. Tell your doctor if you have any of these:
- Swelling and tenderness around the wrist
- Bruising around the wrist
- Limited range of wrist or thumb motion
- Visible deformity in the wrist
The doctor will ask about your symptoms, physical activity, and how the injury occurred. She will examine the injured area.
Tests may include:
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