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Boxers' fracture, treatment for inflammation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi there i have broken my hand yesterday but unfortunatly im in the usa right now and dont have medical cover
Doctor :   ok
User :   at the moment i have it bandaged with splints
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how did it happen
User :   but for some reason the inflamation haasnt gone down
User :   i punched something out of anger
User :   boxers fracture
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it can be due to infection
User :   the cut i have is minute?
Doctor :   ok
User :   im also having trouble breathing as of now
Doctor :   have u taken any medication for it yet
User :   all i have taken is a paracetamol i dont hae anything else
User :   *have
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would suggest u get an x ray taken
Doctor :   so that w can ensure that there is no displacement
Doctor :   are u there/
User :   thats the problem i dont have insurance because im just in the usa on hoiday

Doctor :   is there any abnormal movements
Doctor :   of the arm
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